Almond Chicken Salad

This is a great summer salad that can be prepared ahead of time so you can enjoy the day.
Categories: Lunch, Low Sodium, Dinner, High Protein, Dairy-Free, High Fiber Diet
Here’s What You Need
  • 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon ground dry mustard
  • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, halved
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken breast meat
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the onions, carrot, red pepper, peas, chicken, cilantro and almonds.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, teriyaki sauce and dry mustard until smooth.
  4. Pour over salad mixture and toss until coated.
  5. Serve in pita pockets or on a bed of lettuce.
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4, Calories: 341, Fat: 16.9g, Cholesterol: 54mg, Sodium: 236mg, Carbohydrate: 20.4g, Protein: 27.1g

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