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Tropical Salsa-Topped Chicken Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

2
cups (4 oz each) tropical fruit in lightly sweetened juice (from 16-oz package)
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each), cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
1
tablespoon flaked coconut

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
950mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
12g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
190%
190%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Tropical fruits, fresh spinach, peppers and chicken blend into a nutrient-rich lunch salad for a lazy afternoon.

Directions

  • 1 Drain fruit cups, reserving juice. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons reserved juice, the lime peel and salt. Add chicken pieces; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes, stirring once.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix drained fruit, bell pepper, onions and cilantro; set aside.
  • 3 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add chicken with marinade. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is brown on outside and no longer pink in center.
  • 4 In large bowl, toss spinach with remaining reserved juice. On 2 dinner plates, arrange spinach. Top with chicken and fruit mixture. Sprinkle with coconut.

Tropical fruits, fresh spinach, peppers and chicken blend into a nutrient-rich lunch salad for a lazy afternoon.

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Tropical fruits, fresh spinach, peppers and chicken blend into a nutrient-rich lunch salad for a lazy afternoon.