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Cantaloupe Chicken Salad for Two Recipe
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Cantaloupe Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

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“I found this recipe several years ago, and my son and I enjoy it often. It’s just right for a cool-me-down lunch.” Ginger Sullivan - Cutler Bay, FL
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 small cantaloupe, halved and seeded
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 350 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fruit, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, peel, lemon juice, ginger, salt and pepper. Add the chicken, celery, grapes and onions; toss to coat. Spoon 1 cup salad mixture into each cantaloupe half; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cantaloupe Chicken Salad in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p36

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 350 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fruit, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Cantaloupe Chicken Salad for Two

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Reviewed Aug. 8, 2010

"Very good -the touch of ginger and lemon a big plus -I used rotisserie chicken and it is cantaloupe season in SD right now so this meal was quick and easy"

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2010

"I have made it twice and it is wonderful. The only change I made was that I used light mayo & light sour cream instead of fat-free. The lemon juice, lemon peel & ginger made it really tasty!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"Cantaloupe Chicken Salad Recipe

1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Dash salt and pepper
1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
2 green onions, chopped
1 small cantaloupe, halved and seeded
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
Directions
In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, peel, lemon juice, ginger, salt and pepper. Add the chicken, celery, grapes and onions; toss to coat. Spoon 1 cup salad mixture into each cantaloupe half; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 2 servings."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"Very good! The essence of summer on a plate. I hate ginger, so left that out, and I forgot to include the green onions, but it was still delicious. Make sure you have a ripe, juicy cantaloupe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2009

"I don't see the ingredient lists. I see the diections but no ingredients"

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