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Asian Apple-Chicken Salad

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 cups apples, cored and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons apple, orange, or carrot juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (rice wine)
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound baby spinach
  • pepper to taste, if desired
Place the chicken and apples in a large bowl. Mix the apple juice, lime juice, sesame oil, mirin, soy sauce and ginger together in a small bowl; pour mixture over the chicken and apples. Sprinkle the parsley, cilantro, and scallions over the top and gently toss to mix. (Cover and refrigerate up to several hours, if desired.) To serve, layer the spinach on a platter and spoon the chicken mixture on top.
 
Serves:
4
 
4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
 
Nutrition Information per Serving:
calories: 247
Total Fat: 6.1g
Saturated Fat: 1.2g
% of Calories from Fat: 21%
% of Calories from Saturated Fat: 4%
Protein: 25g
Carbohydrates: 25g
Cholesterol: 60mg
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Sodium: 371mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber, and a good source of calcium.

Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
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