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Chicken Salad in Melon Rings

"This refreshing salad is sure to please everyone at your next luncheon," promises Kim Ozak of Winnipeg, Manitoba. "It's eye-catching and easy to prepare, requiring less time in the kitchen so you have more time to spend with your friends."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup halved seedless grapes
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup vinaigrette or salad dressing of your choice
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 6 cantaloupe rings (1-1/2 inches thick), peeled

Directions

  • In a bowl, toss the chicken and lemon juice. Add the celery, grapes, onion, dressing, almonds, pimientos, salt and pepper; mix well. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, arrange lettuce on salad plates; top each with a melon ring. Fill center with chicken salad.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 278 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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  • eggcooker
    Jun 25, 2010

    This is so good and so pretty as well. Just the way it is, wouldn't change a thing.