Fruited Chicken Salad

Fruited Chicken Salad
Source: The Perfect Diabetes Comfort Food Collection. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Renée Comet.
Summary

You’ll get your fiber-rich fruit and protein together in this lunch salad-or serve it for a light dinner. Any apple variety will work; however, cookbook author Robyn Webb thinks sweet Gala tempers the slightly gamey flavor of the poultry.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    30 min
  • Servings
    8 Servings
  • Serving size
    2/3 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

8 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2/3 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 130

  • Total Fat 1.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 220mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 12g
  • Protein 13g
  • Potassium 260mg
  • Phosphorus 120mg
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • cooked deli chicken breast
    1
  • small gala apples (unpeeled and diced)
    2
  • halved red seedless grapes
    1/2 cup
  • dried apricots (sliced)
    1/4 cup
  • cherries (dried)
    1/4 cup
  • celery stalks (diced)
    2
  • red onion (minced)
    1/4 cup
  • low-fat mayonnaise
    2 tbsp
  • yogurt (plain, non-fat)
    2 tbsp
  • sea salt
    1/2 tsp
  • freshly ground black pepper
    1/4 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into cubes or slices.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken with the apples, grapes, apricots, cherries, celery, and onion.

  3. Gently fold in the mayonnaise, yogurt, salt, and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to meld flavors.

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