Cilantro Chicken Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 2
Cilantro Chicken Salad
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199 gm Chicken, cooked (shredded)
2 tbsp Mayonnaise, low fat
1 stalk(s) Green onion (chopped)
2 tsp Lime juice (fresh)
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1 pinch Salt and pepper
1 dash Garlic powder
1 dash Cumin
1 dash Chili powder
3 tbsp Chicken broth (stock), low sodium (as needed)


Combine chicken, mayonnaise, scallions, lime juice, and cilantro. Season to taste with salt, pepper, garlic powder, cumin, and chile powder. Add a little chicken broth if chicken seams too dry, 1 tbsp at a time.

To Poach: Cover chicken breast in broth in a small pot, add water if it does not cover the chicken. Add salt and pepper, a piece of celery and it’s leaves (you could add herbs like parsley, garlic, onion, or whatever you want) and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook 5 minutes.

Remove from heat, cover tight and let it sit for 15-20 minutes or until thickest part of the breast registers 160 degrees. Chicken will be cooked through. Let it cool and cut into small cubes.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 275
Calories from fat 168
Calories from saturated fat 41
Total Fat 18.6 g
Saturated Fat 4.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Sodium 241 mg
Potassium 257 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Protein 24.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.4
Vegetables 0.3

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