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Thai Basil Bowl

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Thai Basil Bowl

Thai Basil Bowl

Fresh and flavor-packed ingredients bring bold Thai tastes to an on-trend bowl entree, a 2018 Neighborhood to Nation Contest finalist recipe from the North Central Region. Coconut milk, ginger, basil and cilantro combine with creamy Mountain High™ Original Whole Milk Yoghurt to flavor this distinctive rice, chicken and veggie bowl. MORE + LESS -

Servings: 12 servings (1 serving = 1 bowl)
Yoghurt Sauce
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Coconut milk, unsweetened, canned
1 lb 11.00 oz
3 1/2 cups
Basil leaves, fresh, loosely packed
1 oz
1 1/2 cups
Cilantro leaves, fresh, loosely packed
3/4 cup
Granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
Molasses
1.50 oz
2 Tbsp
Garlic, fresh, minced
2 Tbsp
Ginger, fresh, grated
1 oz
2 Tbsp
Sriracha
1 oz
2 Tbsp
Black pepper, ground
1 Tbsp
Coriander, ground
2 tsp
Kosher salt
1 tsp
Assembly
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
White rice, steamed
3 lb 12.00 oz
12 cups
Roasted chicken breasts, cubed
2 lb 4.00 oz
8 cups
Spring mix lettuce
12 oz
12 cups
Cucumber slices, thin
6 oz
24 each
Cherry tomatoes, fresh
6 oz
24 each
Red onions, thinly sliced
9 oz
3 cups
Peas, IQF, cooked and cooled
1 lb 1.00 oz
3 cups
Carrots, fresh, peeled, spiral cut
7 oz
3 cups
Basil leaves, fresh
24 each
Limes, cut into 6 wedges
4 each
Yoghurt Sauce
  1. Add all sauce ingredients except yoghurt to blender (coconut milk, basil, cilantro, sugar, molasses, garlic, ginger, sriracha, pepper, coriander and salt).
  2. Blend until basil and cilantro are finely chopped; transfer to medium mixing bowl.
  3. Add yoghurt and whisk until well combined; refrigerate until needed.
Assembly (made-to-order)
  1. Add #12 scoop (3 oz) Yoghurt Sauce and #6 scoop (3 oz) chicken to microwavable bowl; microwave approx. 1 minute, until hot.
  2. Heat #4 scoop (5 oz) rice in separate microwavable bowl about 1 minute, until hot.
  3. In salad bowl for service, arrange hot chicken mixture, hot rice and 1 cup (1 oz) spring lettuce mix with lettuce in center.
  4. Top lettuce mix with 2 cucumber slices, 2 tomatoes; add #16 scoop (1/4 cup) of the following: red onion, peas and carrot spirals.
  5. Garnish with 2 basil leaves and 2 lime wedges.
  6. Add 1/3 cup (3 oz) additional Yoghurt Sauce on the side and serve.
 
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
1 bowl
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
700mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
22%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
13g
Protein
37g
Vitamin A
120%
120%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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