So if you are like me, and you are always looking for something healthy to bring for lunch (read - to avoid the temptation of all the drive-through's)... this one hits the spot!!
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Ingredients: (4 - 6 servings)
- 2 cups roasted chicken (pick up a rotisserie chicken from the market)
- I used only the breast meat
- 2 - 3 Tbsp sun dried tomatoes
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup chopped chopped celery (1 stalk)
- 2/3 cup halved red grapes
- 2/3 cup plain Greek nonfat yogurt
- 1 tsp champagne vinegar
- can substitute a good white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
- kosher salt and cracked black pepper, to taste
If you would like more or less of any particular ingredient, go for it! The point is to make it your own... and have a great, balanced chicken salad with lots of taste, lots of texture, that is healthy and enjoyable!
Remove the breast meat from the rotisserie chicken. Cut into bite-sized pieces.
Tip - the rotisserie chickens that are in the cold box, rather than the hot "just made" chickens, are usually discounted by about $1. Check them out, since we need a cold one, anyway!!
|Sun Dried tomatoes|
|2 - 3 Tbsp sun dried tomatoes|
|1/2 cup chopped pecans|
|1/4 cup chopped chopped celery (1 stalk)|
|2/3 cup halved red grapes|
|Nonfat, plain Greek yogurt|
|2/3 cup plain Greek nonfat yogurt|
|kosher salt, to taste|
|black pepper, to taste|
|1 tsp champagne vinegar|
Serve as you like it. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination! You could try it on: a bed of mix salad greens, with crackers, with celery sticks, in a hollowed out tomato or avocado, in a pita pocket, rolled into a wrap or flat bread, on sandwich bread... YOU decide and have fun with it!
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Remove the breasts from the rotisserie chicken and chop into bite sized pieces. Mix in the rest of the ingredients! Yes - it's that easy!