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Crunchy Chicken and Cucumber Salad

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 14 mins
Yield 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinned, boned chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 cups torn mixed salad greens

Nutrition Information

  • calories 171
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 27.3 g
  • carbohydrate 4.9 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • cholesterol 70 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 169 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 7 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from skillet; let cool slightly, and coarsely chop chicken.

  2. While chicken cooks, combine vinegar and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a wire whisk.

  3. Combine chicken, cucumber, green onions, and salad greens in a large bowl. Add vinegar mixture, and toss well. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Chop the vegetables and mix the dressing while the chicken cooks. If desired, you my substitute shrimp for chicken.

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