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Chargrilled laksa chicken

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Whip up this Asian-inspired dish in just 30 minutes. Featuring tender chicken breast coated in zesty laksa paste on a bed of cashew rice, it’s big on flavour and guaranteed to satisfy.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time15 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
A bowl of chargrilled laksa chicken on a bed of vegetables


  • 4 Coles RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 1/2 cup (150g) laksa paste
  • 200g broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 x 250g pkts microwavable brown, red & wild rice mix
  • 60g pkt Coles Australian Baby Spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/3 cup (25g) shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • 2/3 cup (100g) roasted salted cashews
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced (optional)

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the chicken and half the laksa paste in a medium glass or ceramic dish.
  2. Step 2

    Heat a chargrill on medium. Spray the chicken with olive oil spray. Cook for 3 mins each side or until browned. Brush top of the chicken with some of the remaining laksa paste. Turn and cook for 1 min. Brush top with remaining laksa paste. Turn and cook for 1 min or until cooked through. Transfer to a large plate and cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest. Thickly slice.
  3. Step 3

    Meanwhile, cook broccoli in a large saucepan of boiling water for 2-3 mins or until bright green and tender. Drain.
  4. Step 4

    Heat rice following packet directions. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the spinach, broccoli, parsley, coconut, oil and cashews. Stir to combine. Season.
  5. Step 5

    Divide rice mixture evenly among serving plates. Top with the chicken and sprinkle with the chilli, if using.

Recipe tip

Curry twist: Curry paste makes an easy marinade. You can swap the laksa paste for red, green or yellow curry paste.