Lean and Green Entree | Bang Bang Chicken

Inspired by the bold and spicy street food of Asia, this dish is a mouthwatering combination of crispy chicken, a tantalizing sauce, and a symphony of aromatic spices. Each bite is a culinary adventure, as the tender chicken is coated in a crunchy, golden crust and then generously drizzled with a creamy, spicy sauce that will leave you craving more.

Lean and Green Entree | Bang Bang Chicken

Prep Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 oz chopped peanuts, divided
  • 2 tsp sambal
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 4 cups zucchini noodles
  • 1 1/2 lbs poached chicken breasts, cooled and shredded
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, halved lengthways, seeds removed
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped coriander


  • Using a food processor, rolling pin or the side of a chef’s knife, crush half of the peanuts. In a small bowl, mix the crushed peanuts with the sambal and oil until blended.
  • Using a vegetable peeler, shave zucchini into thin ribbons to make pappardelle-like noodles. Cut cucumber into matchsticks.
  • Add peanut sauce and shredded chicken to the noodles, and toss gently with tongs.
  • To serve, place 1 cup zucchini noodles and 6 ounces chicken into each bowl. Neatly arrange a ½ cup of cucumber matchsticks on top of each bowl and garnish with about 2 tablespoons of both spring onion and coriander. Sprinkle remaining peanuts on top (about 7 peanut halves or ⅛ ounce per serving).
Keyword Gluten Free, Keto

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