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Fruity Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

Fruity Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

This quick and easy dish features a nice combination of flavors, textures and colors. The recipe is adequate for two, but if you'd like to serve it as a luncheon entree, simply double or triple the ingredients. -Eleanor Loughlin, Southport, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, divided
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped Boston lettuce
  • 1-1/3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 small apple, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • Lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. Peel avocado; cut in half lengthwise and remove pit. Slice half of the avocado; brush with half of the lemon juice. Chop the remaining avocado; toss with remaining lemon juice.
  • 2. In a large bowl, gently combine the lettuce, chopped avocado, chicken, pineapple, apple, pecans and mayonnaise. Serve on lettuce-lined plates; top with sliced avocado. Yield: 2-3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 520 calories, 41 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 199 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.