Chicken in Mexican walnut sauce with hot cucumber salad
B Once close your eyes and think of walnuts. Ok, eyes back on ... what did you see?
When walnuts directly evoke associations of Advent wreaths, candles, blankets, snow and grandma's nutcracker, you're clearly overdue for this delicious recipe. For here the nuts come in a truly summery interpretation. The Mexicans are great at turning walnuts, for example, into an addictive sauce that tastes great even at high temperatures. It balances wonderfully lush and creamy in a pleasant white among other things on cooked chicken and wrapped it very comfortable. A great monochrome couple. A counterpart is a colorful cucumber salad with spicy chillies, spicy spring onions, sour lime and slightly sweet accents. If you are not a fan of "spicy", this avocado salad tastes great too. Enough raving - we'll just go straight!
Here comes the recipe for chicken in Mexican walnut sauce with spicy cucumber salad:
2 Wash chicken breast fillets and divide into 2 pieces each. In a saucepan, bring about 250 ml of water to the boil, season with 1 pinch of salt and let the chicken roast over low heat for about 20 minutes.
In the meantime, Wash 1 Snake Cucumber and divide it in half. Remove the seeds with a spoon and then slice the cucumber halves into thin strips with a peeler. Halve 1/2 yellow and red pepperoni and remove the seeds, then cut into small cubes. 3 spring onions clean, wash and cut into fine rings. Wash each 4 red and yellow cherry tomatoes and slice them. Mix everything together in a bowl (this is best done with your hands). From the juice of 1 1/2 limes , 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar , 2 tablespoons of neutral oil , salt ,
For walnut sauce Finely grate 100 g of peeled walnuts in the food processor. In a saucepan, mix the ground nuts with 100g cream cheese , 100g creme fraiche and 1 scoop of chicken cooking . Simmer on a low heat until the sauce thickens. Possibly. Season with salt and some pepper .
Drain the chicken, place on plates and cover with the sauce. Serve the salad. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and drizzle with some lime juice .
Tip: Try Please do not reduce the fat content of the sauce by using Light or "Fitness" products. These often contain a lot of additives, binders and flavors. Take a good double cream cheese, which only shows cream cheese and salt as ingredients on the pack.There's more tasty inspiration for handling walnuts.
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