This deconstructed Banh Mi in a bowl is super simple and nutritious. We love eating rainbows, because lots of colour is nature's way of displaying a wide range of nutrients, and this light, flavoursome dish certainly covers a lot of bases.
Carrots beautiful orange colour comes from pigments called carotenoids. It is a particularly good source of beta carotene which converts into Vitamin A in the body. It acts as an antioxidant and is essential for healthy skin and eyes. Purple cabbage gets it’s purple colour from pigment molecules called anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants.
Ingredients like mint, coriander, vinegar and garlic add more than just flavour. They also add antioxidant and anti inflammatory compounds to the bowl.
On a base of basmati rice and with a good source of protein from chicken, this dish will definitely fill you and keep you feeling satisfied for hours! It’s so easy, tasty and nutritious, making it a great option as a go-to dish.