Grecian Fig Chicken Salad

Grecian Fig Chicken Salad

Flavorful high fiber combination of chicken, figs, beans and vegetables.

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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 30 mins
Extra Time: 30 mins
(for pre-cooking chicken)

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe High-Fiber Recipe High-Calcium Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed with a garlic press
  • 1/2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 dash of pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked, diced chicken breast meat (1 lb.)
  • 1 1/2 cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans) (15½ oz), rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup California figs (about 10), diced
  • 3 cup mixed salad greens (4 oz)
  • 6 Tbsp chopped fresh mint (1 oz)

Directions:

In a large bowl, whisk together the orange juice, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, mustard and pepper. Whisk in the olive oil until well blended. Add the chicken, chickpeas, cucumber, onion and figs; stir and toss to coat well. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

To serve, divide the salad greens among 6 individual plates. Top each with an equal amount of the chicken mixture. Sprinkle with the mint.

Thanks to California Fig Advisory Board

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 330 cals
Kilojoules 1,381 kJ
Fat 7.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Carbohydrates 38.0 g
Fiber 7.0 g
Total Sugars 7.0 g
Protein 27.0 g
Calcium 63.0 mg
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