Saffron Rice and Shredded Chicken Salad

Before I show you how to make this turmeric or saffron rice and shredded chicken salad, make sure you have a piece of cooked chicken breast, and a cup of chicken broth. If you don't have the broth, making it is easy.  Bring a pot of water to boil, season with salt and black pepper, then drop in your boneless, skinless chicken breast to cook until done.

Turmeric Rice
  • In a pan, saute 1 large chopped garlic clove with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil until brown.
  • Add 1 cup of rice, 1/8 teaspoon of saffron or turmeric powder, and stir for 1 minute
  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth, and bring to a boil
  • Covered and cook for another 10 minutes on low heat
  • Remove the pan from the heat and let it stand for 5 minute
  • Fluff the rice before serving
Shredded Chicken And Onion Salad
  • Shredded the cooked chicken breast  into pieces
  • Thinly sliced one small onion
  •  1 tablespoon of fresh lemon/lime juice
  •  Torn up some basil leaves and perilla mint or cilantro
  • Mixed all the ingredients up well
  • Season with a pinch of black pepper and salt
  • A dash of olive oil to keep the chicken from drying out
Making the Sauce
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha chile sauce
Serve on the side or pour the sauce over the chicken salad

Turmeric Rice and Chicken Salad Meal
Put the saffron rice and chicken salad on the plate to serve with a wedge of lemon or lime, and sauce. Enjoy!

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