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MEXICAN CHICKEN WITH ZESTY CORN & COURGETTE SALAD

Directions

Preheat the BBQ

In a bowl mix together all the Mexican seasoning ingredients to make the marinade.

Chop the chicken thighs into smaller pieces. Place the chicken & 1tbsp of olive oil into a bowl, pour the marinade over the chicken and set aside for 20 minutes.

Thread the chicken onto the skewers.  Lightly oil the grill plates. Cook the chicken skewers 10-12 minutes rotating often.

To make the salad:

Slice the courgette into quarters length ways, brush the courgette’s with oil & season with salt and pepper. BBQ on either side for 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Remove the husks from the corn. Place the corn on the BBQ for 10 minutes, turning every few minutes, until the corn starts to char. Remove from the heat.

Using a sharp knife remove the corn kernels from the cob. Chop courgette’s into smaller pieces.

To make the dressing:

Add all of the dressing ingredients into a blender and blitz till combined.

To assemble the salad in a large bowl, mix together the charred corn, courgette, chopped spring onion, feta cheese and LeaderBrand wild rocket. Add the dressing & toss to combine.

Serve with the BBQ Mexican chicken skewers & a wedge of lime.

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LEADERBRAND Sweetcorn

SWEETCORN

Bigger, sweeter, and creamier! LeaderBrand’s sweetcorn is New Zealand’s best, harvested fresh from the field and transported straight to your local supermarket.

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  • source Source of Dietary fibre
  • Source of Folate
  • Source of niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Source of Potassium

LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Serving Size: 80 g Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  308.8 Kj 386.0 Kj
Protein 2.9 g 3.60 g
Fat, total 1.4 g 1.8 g
– saturated 0.4 g 0.44 g
Carbohydrate 10.6 g 13.30 g
– sugars 6.1 g

7.60 g

Dietary Fibre 3.3 g 4.10 g
Sodium 0.0 mg 0.0 mg

 

 

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

 

COURGETTES

Tender and delicately flavoured. One of natures most versatile fruits add it to your next pasta, salad and BBQ.

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  • check Source Of Vitamin C
  • Source of Potassium

LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Serving Size: 80g Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  44.8 Kj 56.0 Kj
Protein 1.4 g 1.8 g
Fat, total 0.2 g 0.2 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.5 g 0.6 g
– sugars 0.5 g 0.6 g
Dietary fibre 0.9 g 1.1 g
Sodium 0.0 mg 0.0 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

WILD ROCKET

Peppery, nutty and full of flavour. Try tossing this zingy leaf through your favourite salad, add to a pizza or mix through pasta to amp up the taste. Source of Vitamin A

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LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Servings per package: 2.5

Serving Size:40 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  38 kJ 95 g
Protein 1.3 g 3.2 g
Fat, Total 0.2 g 0.5 g
– saturated <0.1 g <0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.1 g 0.2 g
– sugars 0.1 g 0.2 g
Dietary Fibre 0.9 g 2.3 g
Sodium 5 mg 13 mg
Vitamin A 89 ug (12% RDI*) 222 ug

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

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Ingredients
  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2 LeaderBrand Courgettes
  • 2 LeaderBrand sweetcorn cobs
  • ½ bag LeaderBrand wild rocket
  • 1 avocado
  • 100g feta cheese
  • 3 spring onion chopped

Mexican seasoning:

  • 2tsp cumin
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp chipotle powder (optional)

Dressing:

  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Salt
  • Pepper
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