Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams Photo by: Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams

Chicken and Apple Salad

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.

All You FEBRUARY 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Prep time: 25 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.80


  • 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
  • Salt
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 286
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 93mg
  • Sodium: 1029mg

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Chicken and Apple Salad Recipe