© Scott Hocker
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15 MIN
Serves : 4

A food processor makes fast work of chopping the chicken breast for this Thai salad. When simmering, don’t overcook the chicken: It will get tough. Slideshow: More Chicken Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

Cut the chicken into 1-inch chunks, then pulse in a food processor until coarsely chopped, about 10 one-second pulses.

Step 2    

In a small saucepan, dissolve the salt and sugar in the water over medium heat. Add the chicken and simmer, stirring frequently, until the chicken is just cooked, about 3 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the shallot, lime juice, cayenne, fish sauce, mint and cilantro. Stir, then spoon into the lettuce cups and serve.

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