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Cantaloupe Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

Cantaloupe Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

“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. YIELD:2 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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