Tangy Chicken Salad Recipe
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Tangy Chicken Salad Recipe

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Michelle Tromblay from Fairfield, Ohio came up with her own version of chicken salad after tasting a similar one at a restaurant. “You can use broiled or sauteed chicken if you’re in a hurry or find yourself with leftovers,” shares Michelle.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped hard-boiled egg whites
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup fat-free honey Dijon salad dressing

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 366 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 41g protein.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Roll chicken in bread crumbs. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until juices run clear, turning once.
  3. On two plates, arrange salad greens, tomato, hard-boiled egg whites and cheese. Slice chicken; place on salads. Serve with dressing. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tangy Chicken Salad in Cooking for 2 Fall 2006, p61

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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