Pineapple-Apple Chicken Salad Recipe
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Pineapple-Apple Chicken Salad Recipe

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This just might be the fastest chicken salad recipe ever! The fruit gives a sweet touch, the almonds a nice crunch, and the curry adds depth and color. —Priscilla Cote, New Hartford, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 medium apple, chopped
  • 1 snack-size cup (4 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 cups torn mixed salad greens

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken salad with 1 cup salad greens equals 301 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 302 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Serve with greens. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple-Apple Chicken Salad in Healthy Cooking August/September 2011, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 cup chicken salad with 1 cup salad greens equals 301 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 302 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Feb. 9, 2012

"Nice Recipe.."

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Reviewed Sep. 4, 2011

"Yum! Excellent, I also seasoned the chicken before I grilled it and mixed with butter lettuce. I will make it again...Thanks."

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Reviewed Jul. 21, 2011

"I have not used curry powder very much but it was a pleasant surprise in this salad. Perfect lunch salad, this will be on my rotation for sure!"

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