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Grilled Chicken Salad With Avocado and Mango

This grilled chicken salad is the perfect quick and easy dinner choice for a busy weeknight. With less than 200 calories per serving, it's a wonderfully refreshing and healthy meal.

Health MAY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast plus 2 cups salad)
  • Cook time: 8 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons mango chutney
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup diced peeled mango
  • 3/4 cup diced peeled avocado

Preparation

1. Prepare grill.

2. Combine oil, juice, chutney, soy sauce, and ginger in a small bowl. Place chicken on large plate; spoon 2 tablespoons oil mixture over chicken, reserving the rest for the salad. Turn chicken to coat, and let stand 5 minutes.

3. Place chicken on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is done, brushing with oil mixture from plate before turning. Slice chicken crosswise into strips.

4. Arrange greens, mango, and avocado on 4 serving plates. Arrange chicken over greens. Drizzle reserved dressing over salads.

Andrea's Wine Pick: A California Fumd Blanc offers the perfect balance to complement the tangy dressing. Look for Dry Creek from California ($12) or Hogue from Washington ($8).--Andrea Immer Robinson

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 185
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 203mg
  • Calcium: 112mg
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