Cajun Chicken Salad
4 skinless chicken breast fillets
1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
2 tbsp groundnut (peanut) oil plus extra to grease
salt and ground black pepper
sweet chilli sauce to drizzle
For the salad
2 carrots, cut into matchsticks
½ cucumber, cut into matchsticks
6 spring onions (scallions), cut into matchsticks
10 radishes, sliced
50g/2oz/½ cup peanuts, chopped
1 large red chilli, diced
2 tsp sesame oil
1 Preheat the grill (broiler) or barbecue.
2 Sprinkle the chicken breasts with the Cajun seasoning. Season with salt and pepper and brush with oil.
3 Place the chicken in a foil-lined grill (broiler pan) and cook under a hot grill (broiler) for 8 minutes on each side until cooked through. Alternatively, cook on a barbecue.
4 Place the carrots, cucumber, spring onions, radishes, beansprouts, peanuts and chilli in a bowl. Toss with the oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
5 Divide the salad among four serving plates. Slice the warm chicken and arrange on top of the salad. Drizzle with the chilli sauce and serve.