Vietnamese Chicken & Rice

Vietnamese Chicken & Rice

Chili sauce, cilantro and lime juice add a tangy, spicy twist to this chicken and rice dish that is low in fat and ready in 30 minutes. Try it today!
  • 10 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 20 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 4 People

    Serves

  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. (10 mL) sugar
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) sambal chili sauce, divided
  • 1 cup (250 mL) peeled, seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) lime juice
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) water
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL), finely chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs. (750 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1 package Knorr® Sidekicks® Harvest Chicken Rice & Vermicelli Side Dish
  • 4 sprigs fresh cilantro

  1. Combine vinegar, sugar and ½ teaspoon (2 mL) chili sauce in medium bowl. Add cucumber and radish slices; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, combine lime juice, water, remaining ½ teaspoon (2 mL) chili sauce and 1 tablespoon (15 mL) cilantro in medium bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat.

  3. Meanwhile, prepare Knorr® Sidekicks™ Harvest Chicken Side Dish according to package directions. Stir in 1 tablespoon (15 mL) chopped cilantro; set aside and keep warm.

  4. To serve, arrange rice on serving platter and top with chicken, pickled radishes, cucumbers and cilantro sprigs. Serve, if desired, with additional lime wedges.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 370.0
Calcium (g) 2.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 29.0 g
Fat (g) 7.0 g
Fiber (g) 1.0 g
Iron (g) 10.0 %
Protein (g) 42.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 2.5 g
Sodium (g) 500.0 mg
Sugar (g) 4.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

For extra Asian flavour, stir in ¼ teaspoon (1 mL) ground ginger into rice while it is cooking.\nEach serving of this dish is low in fat and a source of iron and vitamin C. *See Nutrition Information for sodium content.

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