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Trinidadian Summer Chicken

Serves: 4
Cook Time: 12 mins.

Diced pineapple brings a taste of the tropics to this summer chicken salad.

Ingredients

Salad

  • 3 cups pre-cooked chicken, cubed
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, minced
  • 1 cucumber, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple, diced

Dressing

  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup parsley leaves
  • 1 cup chives, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbs orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Directions

In large bowl, toss together chicken, red pepper, red onion, cucumber and pineapple. In bowl of food processor, place all ingredients for dressing. Process until pureed. Pour dressing over salad ingredients and toss well. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until served.

Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts
Calories 364
Calories from Fat 162 (45%)
Total Fat 18g (28%)
Saturated Fat 3g (17%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 79mg (26%)
Sodium 386mg (16%)
Potassium 689mg (20%)
Total Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary Fiber 4g (17%)
Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
Protein 29g (58%)

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.


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