Chicken and cucumber is a potent combination and is used to great effect in this kids recipe from Galton Blackiston. The chicken strips are infused with spice and courageous flavours, while the relish is sharp, allowing it to cut through the meat's richness. For more kid-friendly dishes visit our collection of children's chicken recipes.

Method
1.
Combine all the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl. Mix well and set aside
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Let the children do the mixing while you talk them through the marinade ingredients: honey supplies sweetness, soy sauce adds saltiness, citrus has acidity and Worcestershire sauce gives spice
2.
Slice the chicken breasts diagonally into 1cm strips. Place in the marinade and gently mix. Leave to marinate for at least 1 hour
3.
Meanwhile, prepare the cucumber relish. Peel the cucumber and slice in half lengthways, then finely slice into thin strips
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4.
Peel and chop the tomatoes, and finely slice the onion. Remove the leaves from the coriander and roughly chop
5.
Mix all the relish ingredients together in a bowl. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and set aside
6.
Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas mark 6
7.
Once the chicken has marinated, heat a wok or ridged frying pan over a medium heat until hot. Quickly sear the chicken in oil until nicely coloured
8.
Transfer the chicken strips to a baking tray or roasting tin and cook in the oven for a further 5 minutes
9.
Remove from the oven and season with salt and ground black pepper. Sprinkle over the spring onions and toasted sesame seeds
10.
Spoon the relish onto plates along with the chicken strips. Serve immediately
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Ingredients

Chicken

Marinade

Cucumber relish

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Nutrition (per Portion)

Calories

435
22%

Sugars

10g
11%

Fat

28g
40%

Saturates

4g
21%

Salt

1094mg
18%
of an adult's guideline daily amount
A fresh-tasting cucumber relish serves to cut through the rich, spicy flavour of the chicken in this marinated chicken recipe from Galton Blackiston

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