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Chicken Rice Salad

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Chicken Rice Salad
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Add fresh vegetables and seasonings to leftover chicken that has been properly handled and rice for a quick and delicious salad.

Ingredients

  • 4 cup lettuce
  • 2 cup brown rice (cooked)
  • 2 cup chicken breast, skinless roasted
  • 1 tomato (cored and diced)
  • 1 green pepper (cored and diced)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar (flavored)
  • hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • Italian herb mix and black pepper to taste (optional)

Directions

1. Toss all ingredients together in a large salad bowl.

2. Use personal taste preferences to determine the amounts of seasonings.

3. Serve immediately. This salad looks great when served on a large plate with a few of the seasonings sprinkled on top.

Source: Food and Health Communications, Inc., Cooking Demo II

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 cups prepared salad
Nutrients Amount
Calories 274
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 356 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 42 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 593 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 274
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 4 mg
Cholesterol 68 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 42 mg
Potassium 593 mg
Sodium 356 mg
Copper 186 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 77 mg
Phosphorus 277 mg
Selenium 33 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 117 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 44 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 64 mcg
Folate 60 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 9 mg
Choline 72 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 cups
Grains
1 1/4 ounces
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces

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