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Low-Glycemic Lemon Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is a great low glycemic lunch or dinner that you can pair with a tossed green salad, a slice of sourdough bread or some rye crackers. Prepare it ahead and have it ready for lunch the next couple of days!


Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

3/4 cup finely chopped celery

1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise

1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt

1/4 cup finely chopped green onions

2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon lemon zest

3 cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1 green apple, cored and cut into 1-inch chunks

Salt and ground black pepper to taste

  1. Mix the celery, mayonnaise, yogurt, green onions, tarragon, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a large bowl to blend.

  2. Stir the 1/2-inch chicken cubes and 1-inch apple chunks into the mayonnaise mixture. Season with the salt and pepper.

Per serving: Calories 240 (From Fat 46); Glycemic Load 1 (Low); Fat 5g (Saturated 1g); Cholesterol 91mg; Sodium 250mg; Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 2g); Protein 34g.

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