Total Antioxidant Capacity: 3,300. Prep: 25 minutes (plus 30 minutes for chilling); Cook: 25 minutes. Three different apple varieties and pecans pump up the antioxidants in this tasty salad.

Recipe by Health March 2005


Credit: Beatriz Dacosta

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4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


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  • Place chicken in a small saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 15 minutes. Drain, cool, and coarsely chop chicken.

  • Combine chicken, apples, celery, and pecans in bowl; toss gently to coat.

  • Whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, tarragon, salt, and pepper. Pour dressing over chicken mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover; chill at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

246 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 5g; protein 24g; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 68mg; iron 1mg; sodium 287mg; calcium 26mg.