Thai Chicken Salad with Red Curry Butternut Squash

Thai Chicken Salad with Red Curry Butternut Squash
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Total time : 1 hr 20 mins
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Thai Chicken Salad with Red Curry Butternut Squash

Summary Not available
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: 60-90 min, Chicken
Person: 4
Calories: 519kcal


  • 1 butternut squash
  • 600 g breasts ((bone-in , skin-on))
  • 50 g red curry paste or about 2 tablespoons))
  • 2 olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 200 g basil leaves
  • 100 g cilantro
  • 200 g mesclun greens
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F
  • Spread the butternut squash on the pan, leaving space for 2 chicken breasts in the center
  • Mix 2 ounces of Thai red curry paste with 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • Spoon a little less than half over the chicken breasts and spread evenly all over the chicken
  • Pour the rest over the butternut squash and toss to coat
  • Roast the butternut squash for 30 min
  • Turn the heat down to 350 degrees F
  • Place the marinated chicken breasts on the pan with the squash and continue to roast for 35 min (the internal temperature should read 165F)
  • When the cooking time is almost complete, assemble the salad
  • Toss some torn mint, cilantro, and your preferred salad mix into a bowl with 1 small thinly sliced red onion
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the juice of 1 lime, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, 1 teaspoon fish sauce, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 minced garlic clove, and ⅓ cup mild-flavored oil until it’s emulsified into a salad dressing
  • Season with salt to taste
  • Shred the chicken, and toss it with butternut squash, greens, and dressing for a warm Thai chicken salad
  • You can also simply enjoy the butternut squash and chicken with some hearty sauteed fall greens like kale or collards on the side!


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Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 1452mg | Potassium: 1484mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 27054IU | Vitamin C: 80mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 11mg

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