Ginger Chicken With Cucumber-Spinach Salad

Ginger Chicken With Cucumber-Spinach Salad
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Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, scallions, half the ginger, the juice from the lime, 2 tablespoons of the oil, 1 teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon black pepper. Toss to combine well and set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, add the remaining ginger, juiced lime halves, and an inch of water. Place a large steamer basket (or colander) in pan. Bring to a boil.
  3. Remove the chicken from the marinade and place in the steamer in a single layer. Steam until cooked through, about 5 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Remove to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, remaining 2 tablespoons oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper.
  5. Add the spinach, cucumber, red onion, and chili pepper. Toss well. Serve over the chicken.
By May, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 261
  • Calcium 46mg
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Cholesterol 78mg
  • Fat 14g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Protein 30mg
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 670mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Poached Cod With Cabbage and Peas
This crispy spinach salad is also delicious with poached fish in place of chicken.

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