Healthy Chicken Salad
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Healthy Chicken Salad

A simple recipe for a basic, tasty and healthy chicken salad. A lunch staple, I serve it on a bed of shredded lettuce, or on low carb microwave bread.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 455kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw

Ingredients

Chicken Salad:

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced (10 oz)*
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Dressing:

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, mix the chicken breast cubes, red onion, cilantro and feta.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, minced garlic, kosher salt and black pepper.
  • Pour the dressing on the chicken salad and mix well to combine. Serve immediately, or chill for an hour to allow flavors to meld.

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Notes

*If you need to cook the chicken, use two (8 oz) raw chicken breasts. Spray them with oil, lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper, and bake in a 450°F oven until cooked through, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 672mg | Sugar: 5g