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Sesame miso chicken with sweet and sour salad

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

This recipe for sesame miso chicken with sweet and sour salad is really easy, ready in 30 minutes and under 500 calories. Miso paste keeps for ages in the fridge and adds a deep savoury flavour.

 1 tbsp miso paste
 1 tbsp soy sauce
 4 tsp golden caster sugar
 2 tsp sesame oil
 2 tbsp rice vinegar
 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets
 2 carrots peeled and cut into strips
 ½ cucumber , seeds scraped out and cut into strips
 10 radishes , finely sliced
 250 g rice cooked brown basmati


Mix the miso, soy, 2 tsp of the sugar, 1 tsp of the sesame oil and 1 tbsp of the vinegar in a bowl and toss with the chicken. Leave for 15 minutes.


Heat the rest of the sugar with the vinegar until dissolved, cool, then toss with the veg.


Heat the grill to hot. Cook the chicken turning regularly, until sticky, glazed and cooked though, about 10 minutes. Toss the cooked rice with the rest of the sesame oil then serve with the chicken and salad.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 478
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.5g20%
Total Carbohydrate 52.1g18%

Dietary Fiber 6.2g25%
Protein 42.5g85%

Iron 3.57%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.