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Indian Chicken Salad with Peanuts

Jim Bathie
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield 1 serving (serving size: 4 1/2 cups)
If you are short on time, use precooked white meat chicken strips or rotisserie chicken and bottled light sesame-ginger dressing for this recipe.Resistant Starch: 2g

Ingredients

  • 1 cup potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) grilled or baked skinless chicken, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 420
  • fat 17 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 7 g
  • polyfat 6 g
  • protein 27 g
  • carbohydrate 44 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 50 mg
  • sodium 360 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potato in a microwave-safe dish. Spray potato with cooking spray, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add 2 tablespoons water; cover and microwave at HIGH 5 minutes or until tender.

  2. Combine lime juice, oil, honey, and ginger in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.

  3. Combine potato, lettuce, chicken, peanuts, mint, and cilantro in a large bowl. Add dressing; toss gently to coat.

Cook's Notes

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