My name is Hannah, and I’m an Aussie freelance writer living in Finland. This blog is a collection of travel guides and tips to help you get the most out of your travel (especially if you have kids in tow).

Lime & Pepper Vietnamese Chicken Salad ....

Lime & Pepper Vietnamese Chicken Salad ....


  Spring has officially sprung, although it feels a lot like summer at the moment. And we all know what that means... sweltering days, shedding of clothes and body-friendly meals. So, you will be seeing a lot more healthy recipes pop up from me in the near future. To start, here is a simple, juicy, fresh and healthy salad that is not only quick and easy, but tastes amazing.

What you need:

  • (1/4 cup of fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated lime rind
  • 1 long red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 200g green  beans, trimmed and cut into thirds
  • 2 baby cos lettuces, trimmed, shredded
  • 200g punnet grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups trimmed bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Chicken breasts cut in half, length ways

What you need to do:

  • Combine lime juice and rind, chilli, fish sauce, pepper and sugar in a bowl. Add half the mixture to chicken and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.
  • Cook beans in  boiling water for 3 minutes or until bright green
  • Combine beans, lettuce, tomato, bean sprouts and mint in a large bowl
  • Cook chicken in a saucepan the slice thickly
  • Drizzle remaining lime juice mixture over salad and toss to combine.
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