Power Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad on high fiber crackers 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Power up for the next day. This is not your traditional chicken salad. Add a little Dijon mustard, edamame, and peptitas and you have yourself a Power Chicken Salad!  Serve it on high-fiber crackers or try it on jicama!  You’ll be ready to go with this quick and easy recipe.

Serving Size: 2 oz.
# Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • ¼ c. Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. light mayo
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. Herbs de Provence
  • ½ a medium red onion, diced small
  • ½ c. shelled edamame, cooked and cooled
  • 6 oz. canned chicken breast meat (or 6 oz. shredded chicken breast)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Toasted pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)
  • Optional: 1 medium jicama, cut into rectangular slices

 

Directions:

- In a bowl, combine Greek yogurt, mayo, mustard, garlic powder and herbs. Mix thoroughly.

- Add red onion, edamame and chicken meat and toss together until well mixed and thoroughly coated. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

- Refrigerate 1 hour before serving. When ready to serve, heat a small skillet on the stove but do not put any oil in it. Add pepitas and toast until slightly fragrant (about 1-2 minutes).

- Sprinkle pepitas onto finished salad and serve on jicama slices or high-fiber crackers.

- Serve-with Suggestion:  Veggie crudites

 

Nutrition Info (Without Jicama)

- Serving size = 2 oz.
- 150 calories, 6g fat, 253 mg sodium, 5g carbs, 1g sugars, 0g fiber, 18g protein

Nutrition Info (Jicama Crackers)

- Serving size = 4 crackers
- 11 calories, 0g fat, 1mg sodium, 3g carbs, 1g sugars, 1g fiber 0g protein

 

Author: Nikki Massie, Bariatric Foodie
Brought to you by:  Celebrate Vitamins

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