Honey and Soy Chicken With Pasta Salad

Recipe by ImPat
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Chicken
  • 600
    g chicken thigh fillets (skinless trimmed of fat)
  • 80
    ml apple juice (1/2 cup unsweetened)
  • 2
    tablespoons soy sauce (salt redued)
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice (fresh)
  • 1
    tablespoon honey (clear)
  • cooking spray
  • 2
    lemons (cut into wedges to serve)
  • Pasta Salad
  • 200
    g pasta (small spiral cooked as per packet instructions)
  • 8
    cups lettuce (iceberg finely shredded)
  • 3
    cucumbers (lebanese chopped)
  • 250
    g cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 50
    g snow pea sprouts (trimmed)
  • 2
    large carrots (cut into short thin sticks)
  • 100
    g tasty cheese (fat reduced, cubed)
  • 1
    red capsicum (bell pepper cut into thick strips)
  • 1
    yellow capsicum (bell pepper cut into thick strips)
  • 2
    tablespoons fat free ranch dressing (or other of your choice)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put chicken in a shallow dish.
  • Put apple juice, soy sauce, lemon juice and honey in a small bowl and whisk to combine and then pour over the chicken and turn chicken to coat.
  • Cover and put in the fridge for 4 hours to marinate.
  • Spray barbecue plate or barbecue grill with cooking spray and preheat to medium, add the chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  • Transfer to a plate and cover loosely with foil and set aside for 2-3 minutes to rest.
  • Pasta Salad - Put pasta, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, snow pea sprouts, carrot, cheese and capsicums in a large bowl, do this while the chicken is marinating and then you cover and refrigerate and dress just before serving.
  • Pour the dressing over and toss to combine.
  • Divide the chicken between plates and serve with the pasta salad and lemon wedges.
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