Kale Chicken and Brown Rice Salad


Tenina Holder

Posted November 1, 2018 (Last updated December 16, 2021)



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It’s all about the dressing kids. Seriously. Don’t be fooled into thinking you can use a store bought quickie to save time and effort. GO THE DRESSING.


  • Water icon
    Wateras neededboiling
  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast2cubed
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon1zest of, juice of
  • Lime icon
    Lime1zest of, juice of
  • Kale icon
    Kale1 headstem removed
  • Marinated artichoke hearts icon
    Marinated artichoke hearts180 gdrained, coarsely chopped
  • Almonds icon
    Almonds100 gsliced, chopped
  • Dried cherries icon
    Dried cherries40 ghalved
  • Brown rice icon
    Brown rice150 g
  • Fresh basil leaves icon
    Fresh basil leaves11 g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley16 g
  • Mint leaves icon
    Mint leaves7 g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove3
  • White wine vinegar icon
    White wine vinegar80 g
  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar30 g
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard1 tablespoon
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil100 g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt2 teaspoons
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepperas needed

  • 1. Add brown rice and water to the simmering basket
  • 2. Steam - approx 8 min, Varoma, speed 3
  • 3. Add chicken breast to the varoma dish
  • 4. Steam - approx 20 min, Varoma, speed 3
  • 5. Remove
  • 6. Clean
  • 7. Add fresh basil leaves, fresh parsley, mint leaves, garlic clove, lemon, lime, white wine vinegar, coconut sugar, dijon mustard, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and black pepper to the TM5 bowl
  • 8. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 10
  • 9. Transfer three quarters of content of TM5 bowl to jar
  • 10. Add kale to the TM5 bowl
  • 11. Chop - approx 2 sec, speed 5
  • 12. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to large serving bowl
  • 13. Drain rice
  • 14. Transfer rice to salad
  • 15. Transfer chicken to salad
  • 16. Add marinated artichoke hearts, almonds and dried cherries to the salad
  • 17. Drizzle salad with dressing
  • 18. Toss with slotted spoon until well combined
  • 19. Serve

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