Melon Chicken Salad

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

The combination of sweet honey, salty soy sauce, tart vinegar, bitter daikon radish, and savory chicken make this inspired chicken salad one for the repeat recipe file.

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 293
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 9.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.9g
  • Protein: 22.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 383mg
  • Calcium: 55mg

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 3 cups (2 x 1/4-inch) strips honeydew melon
  • 3 cups (2 x 1/4-inch) strips cantaloupe
  • 2 cups (2 x 1/4-inch) strips daikon radish
  • 1 cup (2 x 1/4-inch) strips peeled English cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted

Preparation

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add honeydew and next 4 ingredients (through green onions); toss well to coat.
  2. Place 2 cups melon mixture on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1/2 cup chicken. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cilantro over each serving; top each with 1 1/2 teaspoons walnuts. Serve immediately.
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.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Melon Chicken Salad Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

What's for Dinner Tonight?

Dinner Tonight
Get a quick and healthy dinner recipe delivered to your inbox each weekday.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy