I don’t know what it is but I frequently get serious cravings for Thai/Japanese style food…and no I’m not pregnant! The stuff you can pick up with your hands, full of aromatic flavours and simply scrumptious! With my summer and BBQ theme running through the blog at the moment, it made perfect sense to whip up some delicious shredded chicken wraps. These are brilliant if you want something light on the stomach that doesn’t take away from flavour or texture. It’s a high protein, high veg and low cal meal made with raw peanut butter dip, which is utterly dreamy! And because I know the task of shredding chicken can be a little lengthy and off-putting, I have made this part super simple and easy to do. The combination of the ginger and chili is just fab and brings the dish alive.
I do however have one warning for you all! Unless you have lovely petite and delicate fingers, which I do not…do not under any circumstances opt to make the dish Ã€ la hundreds! The little rice paper wraps (which as an aside are only 20 cals per wrap and really yummy) are oh so fiddly! So my suggestion would be to crack on with preparing the dish if it is for anything less than 4 people, but anything more, place a bowl of hot water in the middle of the table, get the guests involved and let them create their own wraps! It’s actually kind of fun that way too.
I have included a step by step picture tutorial for shredding the chicken just to make it easier. You can get inventive with the wraps and swap in or out any veggies that you don’t like but I recommend keeping the flavour of the chicken and the raw peanut sauce, it’s heaven and what truly makes the dish different.
Step 1) Add the ginger, garlic and chili and coconut oil and let simmer for 10 minutes
Step 2) Add the halved chicken breasts and spring onion, sear for 5 minutes, turning the chicken.
Step 3) Add the hot stock and coriander leaves and bring to the boil, then simmer for 15-20 minutes
Step 4) Remove the chicken from the stock and using two forks, pull the breasts apart going ‘with the grain’
Hello and welcome! I'm Carly, originally from London but currently enjoying a little adventure in Dubai. A travel and wellness blogger exploring the world one step at a time. Think fabulous food at undiscovered gems, unique destinations, skin care obsessions and so much more. This is my life, I hope you enjoy the ride!