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Caribbean chicken salad

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Caribbean chicken salad

3 cups diced, cooked chicken breast (approximately 1 1/4 pounds)
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple canned in juice, drained well
1/4 cup finely diced celery
1/2 cup toasted walnut pieces
3/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise (not salad dressing style mayonnaise)
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 teaspoon poppy seeds
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1 ripe medium mango, peeled, seeded, and diced into bite-size pieces

Combine chicken, pineapple, celery, and walnuts in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, lime juice, poppy seeds, and pepper. Spoon over chicken mixture and toss gently to coat. Gently toss in mango. Refrigerate until serving time.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 202
  Carbohydrate: 13 g
  Protein: 24 g
  Fat: 6 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 219 mg
  Fiber: 1 g
Exchanges per serving: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 3 very lean meat, 1 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 1




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