Zesty Asian Chicken Salad

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Zesty Asian Chicken Salad

Zesty Asian Chicken Salad

Salads are a delicious way to use leftover meat and veggies. Pack up the dressing separately to take for lunch away from home.


Ingredients: 

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and chilled
3 green onions, sliced
1 ½ cups small broccoli florets
2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into strips
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
2 cups shredded cabbage
½ cup fat-free Asian or sesame salad dressing
¼ cup 100% orange juice
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions: 

  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into small strips and place in a medium bowl with onions, broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, and cabbage.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together dressing and juice. Pour over salad and and toss well to coat.
  4. Stir in cilantro and serve.

Servings: 

4

Prep and cook time: 

20 minutes

Nutritional Information: 

Calories, 162; carbohydrate, 13g; protein, 21g; total fat, 3g; saturated fat, 1g; trans fat, 0g; cholesterol, 57mg; fiber, 3g; total sugars, 5g; sodium, 359mg; calcium, 50mg; folate, 69mcg; iron, 1mg; percent calories from fat, 17%.

Recipe credit: 

Photo Credit: Rick Gayle Studio. Image and recipe provided by: Arizona Nutrition Network