Chicken and Vegetable Patties with Kale Salad



The chicken and vegetable patties can be used to create a burger.  Alternatively,  the Pattie can be served with a side of  baked potatoes or with fresh kale salad. The chicken mince is combined with  sweet potatoes, spices and tamari.


For the patties

400g chicken mince

2 tbsp. tamari’

1 tbsp. fresh grated ginger

1 garlic clove crushed

1 large carrot grated

1 cup grated  sweet potato

½ a cup chopped coriander

Spray oil.

For the kale salad

1 cup carrots

1 cup red cabbage\

1 cup kale leaves

Lemon to serv



For the Patties

Preheat oven to 220ºC fan force.

Remove a baking tray and line it with non stick baking paper.

Add the chicken mince, grated ginner, garlic, sweet potatoes, coriander,  tamari in a bowl and mix or add the ingredients in the food processor and blend.  The mixture should be sticky.

Mould them into burger shapes.  If it is to sticky to mould, put a portion of the mixture on the tray and mould it.  Make 4 patties

Spray the patties with oil.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through.

For the kale salad

Add all ingredients in a bowl and mi.

Squeeze lemon over the salad.



This dish serves 4









Chicken Schnitzel


I tried this healty chicken schnitel and it was yummy.  The non traditional chicken Schnitzel  has a crunchy crust from the almond meal, parmesan cheese and herbs.


1 cup almond meal

1⁄3 cup chopped herbs (coriander and thyme)

2 tbsp. finely grated parmesan

1 zest of Lemon

2 eggs lightly beaten

1 tbsp. milk

1 crushed garlic

Salt and pepper

4-6 pieces chicken thighs

1 tbsp. oil

Lemon wedges to serve



Preheat chargrill pan with the olive oil

Have two shallow bowls on the table.  The first shallow bowl add the almond meal, lemon zest, herbs, salt, pepper and parmesan.

The second shallow bowl add the egg, milk  and garlic.

Dip the chicken in the egg mixture and them coat with the almond mixture.

Add the chicken on the chargrill pan and cook until chicken is brown and cooked through.



This dish serves 4.


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