About this Recipe
Say goodbye to bland and hello to a salad that’s anything but ordinary. Enjoy the benefits of ample protein and the delightful heat of jalapenos, all in a dish that supports your journey towards a healthier you.
In this recipe, we used pre-cooked chicken (smoked chicken breast to be precise) to show you that convenient can still be nutritious.
Let’s show you how to make this flavourful chicken salad!
5 ounces (3.5 x 5 inch dish)
Nutritional facts per 1/2 dish:
15 g protein
11 g fat
7 g carbs
2 g fiber
- 5 oz (150 g) smoked chicken
- 1.5 oz (30 g) shredded carrots
- 1/4 cucumber, diced
- 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp jalapeños, coarsely chopped
For the dressing:
- 2 tbsp low-fat mayonaise
- 1 tbsp low-fat Greek yogurt
- 2 tbsp vinegar
- 1 tbsp parsley, coarsely chopped
- 1/2 tsp cajun seasoning
- 1/2 tsp garlic salt
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- Pepper to taste
- For the dressing base you can choose to use just mayonaisse or yogurt as well. For a vegan variety, choose soy yogurt.
- Experiment with different seasonings to switch up the flavor.
- Substitute the chicken for shredded tofu.
Step by Step Instructions
In a mixing bowl, add the chicken, carrots, cucumber and celery. Stir gently until well combined.
In a separate bowl, add the mayonaise, yogurt, vinegar, parsley and seasoning. Whisk until well combined.
Add the dressing with the chicken mixture and toss until well combined
Enjoy on toast on pita bread or with whole grain thin crisps.
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