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Quick Almond Chicken Salad Recipe

I rely on this refreshing chicken salad often for lunch or a light supper. It can be made ahead of time and popped in the refrigerator, which is perfect for my busy schedule.—Brenda Nickerson, Clymer, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, grapes, mayonnaise, yogurt and pepper; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Stir in almonds just before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 126 calories, 4 g fat (0 saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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