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Indian Chicken Salad with Peanuts

Dress up your go-to chicken salad recipe by serving a perfectly spiced, Indian-inspired chicken salad instead.

Health JULY 2010

  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 1 cup cubed potatoes (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
  • 2 ounces grilled or baked skinless chicken, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


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 on 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrate: 44g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 360mg
  • Resistant starch: 2g

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Indian Chicken Salad with Peanuts recipe