Paprika, Lime Chicken & Creamy Slaw ‘Tacos’

Paprika, Lime Chicken & Creamy Slaw 'Tacos' | Nadia Felsch

Paprika, Lime Chicken & Creamy Slaw 'Tacos'
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yield: 4
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil for cooking
Creamy Coriander Lime Dressing
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest (1 large lime)
  • ½ cup unsweetened Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 small garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • 1 cup red cabbage
  • 1 cup carrot
  • 2 large red radishes
  • 1-2 teaspoons long red chilli, deseeded
  • ½ heaped cup fresh coriander leaves
  • ½ heaped cup fresh mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper
To serve
  • 4-8 pita pockets/Lebanese bread
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 avocado
  1. Bring chicken to room temperature, coat well with other ingredients and set aside
  2. Finely chop coriander leaves for dressing
  3. Combine with other dressing ingredients in a large bowl, crushing garlic into the mix and stirring well
  4. Set aside
  5. Finely shred cabbage and carrot for slaw
  6. Finely slice radish and chilli
  7. Season and combine all slaw ingredients
  8. Coat well with creamy dressing and set aside
  9. Heat a griddle or fry pan on medium-high heat
  10. Coat well with oil
  11. Once hot, add chicken and cook completely through each side
  12. While chicken is cooking, put the pita pockets either on a grill or dry frypan briefly to warm through
  13. Once chicken is cooked, take off the heat and slice thinly
  14. Take pita pockets and divide slaw between them
  15. Top with sliced chicken, coriander leaves and sliced avocado to serve
A street-food favourite turned wholefoods staple.
This recipe works for a midweek dinner or to impress friends on the weekend – you’ll love it!

TOP TIP - the creamy slaw and the paprika, lime chicken both work alone and in other dishes; including this one; so make more and enjoy leftovers.

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