Cabbage is a great vegetable and is best eaten with Chicken. This dish is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
Chicken shredded cabbage with Mint salad is delicious and easy to prepare it.
Here are Health Benefits of Cabbage
1- Cabbage is low cholesterol, saturated fat but rich in dietary fiber, vitamins such as vitamin C, K, vitamin B6, vitamin A, and minerals such as iron, calcium, manganese, potassium, and magnesium.
2- Cabbage is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables (more than 1000 years in Europe).
3- It is a good detoxifier, means that purifies the blood and removes toxins in the body.
4- As mentioned before cabbage is a good source in fiber and iron that help to keep the digestive tract and reduce the risk of colon cancer.
5- Drinking cabbage juice can assist in curing stomach and intestinal ulcers. In addition to it is definitely weight loss.
Health Benefits of Mint
1- Mint since ancient times has been used in alternative medicine and treatment of many conditions.
2- Mint can to fight bacteria is responsible for tooth decay, so it is used in toothpaste and mouthwash.
3- It contains vitamin A that helps protect your cells from damage, helping reduce the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, and some cancers.
4- Mint can help you cut back on sodium. Added mint in salad, meat, chicken can help limit amount of salt you add to these food without changing taste.
5- It can reduce blood pressure. Mint is a good source in potassium, which balances fluid body, and regulates the heartbeat, thus low blood pressure.
6- Mint can help to strength the immune system. It is contains many antimicrobial properties, which causes many diseases such as colds, flu, and fever, as well as vitamin B, potassium, calcium, and antioxidants that help the body fight disease.
Chicken Shredded Cabbage with Mint Salad
Yield: 4 persons
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
3 chicken breasts, boneless, cubed
2 cups of Savoy cabbage (sliced into fine shreds)
4 tomatoes, chopped, small cubes
2 carrots, sliced thin
1 clove garlic, mashed,
1/2 cup of fresh mint, chopped
2 tbsp juice of lemon
1 tbs dried mint
1 tbsp extra- virgin olive oil
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp dried thyme
Salt and pepper
1- Mix thyme, salt, pepper, one tablespoon lemon juice, and add the chicken for about 10 minutes.
2- In a deep frying pan heat and stir the vegetable oil and chicken cubed over high heat until golden brown. Sit aside.
3- Shred the cabbage and dice of tomatoes, carrots and place in a nice serving platter.
4- Make the dressing by whisking the rest of lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic.
5- Pour the dressing over the vegetables and add the chicken.
6- Toss to fully coat.
7- Garnish with fresh and dry mint.
8- Serve immediately.
Nutrition facts in Chicken Shredded Cabbage with Mint Salad
Serving size; 1 serving
Total fats 9.0g
Vitamin A 40%
Vitamin B-12 7.8%