Almond Chicken Salad

    Almond Chicken Salad

    This makes a very special luncheon dish served in 1/2 of a cantaloupe. It’s also great for sprucing up a brown bag lunch.

    Preparation: 5 min.
    Serves 4.

     

    This makes a very special luncheon dish served in 1/2 of a cantaloupe. It’s also great for sprucing up a brown bag lunch.

    Ingredients  
    pineapple tidbits, in its own juice 1 can (8 oz)
    Mandarin oranges* 1 can (15 oz)
    diced, cooked chicken
    or turkey or 1 can (10 oz)
    white chicken, rinsed and drained
    2 cups
    Miracle Whip Light 1/4 cup
    nonfat plain yogurt 1/4 cup
    slivered almonds 1/4 cup

    Directions

    • Open cans of pineapple and Mandarin oranges and drain. Reserve pineapple juice for later use.
    • Place chicken in a medium bowl with the fruit.
    • Mix Miracle Whip and yogurt together in a 2 cup measuring cup. Fold into fruit and chicken.
    • Gently mix in almonds.
    • Use to make a sandwich, stuff a pita, top lettuce greens or fill half a cantaloupe.
    • *Try substituting 1 cup of grape halves for variety.

    Nutrition information

    For 1 cup  
    Calories 182
    Calories from Fat 39%
    Fat 8 g
    Saturated Fat <1 g
    Fiber 2 g
    Cholesterol 19 mg
    Sodium 303 mg
    Protein 10 g
    Total Carbohydrate 19 g
    Sugars 16 g