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Southwest Crunch Chicken Salad

 Southwest Crunch Chicken Salad
It's hard to believe that this delightful mayonnaise-based chicken salad with cashews and turkey bacon only contains 3 g saturated fat and less than 100 mg cholesterol per serving! Sally Sibthorpe - Shelby Township, MI
13 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 9 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1-3/4 cups julienned peeled jicama
  • 1-3/4 cups chopped celery
  • 1-3/4 cups chopped sweet red peppers
  • 1 cup chopped cashews
  • 1/2 pound turkey bacon strips, diced and cooked

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. In a large
  • bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add mayonnaise mixture;
  • toss to coat. Chill until serving. Yield: 13 servings (1 cup each).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 286 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 653 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat,

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Southwest Crunch Chicken Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.