Place garlic, ginger and chilli into TM bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 9.
Add fresh herbs to TM bowl and chop 5 sec/speed 9 using spatula to assist. Scrape down sides of bowl.
Add remaining pesto ingredients and blend 5 sec/speed 5. Set pesto aside, retaining 1 tbsp of pesto in the bowl.
Add chicken to TM bowl and coat with pesto 5 sec/Reverse/speed 3. Place chicken onto Varoma tray.
Without washing the TM bowl, add apple sauce ingredients and blend 10 sec/speed 6.
Place Varoma into position and steam 17 min/Varoma/speed 2.
Set apple sauce aside and without washing the bowl, place steamed chicken into TM bowl. Shred chicken 2-3 sec/Reverse/speed 4. The chicken should remain fairly chunky.
Allow apple sauce and chicken to cool for a few minutes, then in a large bowl place reserved pesto, ¼ to ½ apple sauce, chicken and salad ingredients. Combine well.
Serve with extra soy sauce to taste.
Omit the chicken for a vegetarian version.
Use left over apple sauce with roast pork or make the salad again :) It will keep in the fridge for 4 days.
Visit your local Asian grocer - you will pay roughly $1 per large bunch of fresh herbs, making this a very budget friendly meal!