Salads

Cured red cabbage and pear salad

This vegan salad is made using lightly cured red cabbage. It takes minutes to put together and does not get soggy so you can enjoy the leftovers later.

4
350 g red cabbage (about 1/2 medium sized cabbage), grated or sliced thinly

2 small/medium pears (conference or other crunchy variety), cubed or sliced, peeled or not

1/2 cup walnuts, lightly crushed

2 tablespoons coriander, roughly chopped

A drizzle of lemon juice and olive oil, black pepper to taste

For the curing mixture

1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

1 level teaspoon sugar

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons white vinegar
Coarsely grate or slice (thinly) the cabbage (without using the tough middle bit of the cabbage which can be chopped up and added to soup). Combine the curing ingredients and pour over the cabbage stirring...
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Nutritions

Calories
198

Sodium
31mg
1% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV