Caribbean Chicken Salad

Work that skillet with the chicken and seasonings, and you’ll cruise upon Island flavors to brag about without leaving home!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 27 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1/4
cup blackened seasoning blend
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
8
cups bite-size pieces mixed salad greens
3
cups peeled and diced fresh peaches
1
cup sliced red onion
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 1/3
cups fruit-flavored vinaigrette
  • 1 Place chicken in heavy-duty resealable plastic food-storage bag. Sprinkle seasoning blend over chicken; seal bag and shake until chicken is evenly coated.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from skillet; drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Toss salad greens, peaches, onion and bell pepper in large bowl; divide evenly among 8 plates. Top with chicken. Drizzle with vinaigrette.

Expert Tips

Use cooking spray instead of oil and fat-free vinaigrette instead of regular to slash fat in this flavorful chicken salad.

Add a little more taste of the Tropics! Look for mango or papaya in your grocery store, and use for the peach.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
205
(
Calories from Fat
55 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
6 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
70 mg
70 %;
Sodium
850 mg
850 %;
Total Carbohydrate
14 g
14 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
26 g
26 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
52%;
Vitamin C
68%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.