Chicken and Apple Salad

Chicken and Apple SaladRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams
This low-calorie Chicken and Apple Salad puts a zesty spin on an old childhood favorite. Instead of serving this main-dish salad over greens, fold it into whole-wheat wraps with a few spinach leaves. Serve the wrap with baked potato chips or tortilla chips on the side.
Serves 4

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1 3 1/2-lb. rotisserie chicken
2 medium Granny Smith apples, cored, cut into 1/4-inch dice
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
8 cups mixed salad greens


Prep: 25 Minutes

1. Remove meat from chicken and dice, discarding skin and bones (you should have about 4 cups of meat).

2. Toss apples with 1 Tbsp. lime juice in a large bowl. Add chicken and red onion. In a separate small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, cilantro, red pepper, 1/2 tsp. salt and remaining 1 Tbsp. lime juice. Stir dressing into chicken mixture to coat. Season with salt.

3. Arrange greens on four plates. Top with chicken salad and serve.

Created date

January 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 286
Fat 10 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Sodium 1029 mg