Chicken-Grapefruit Salad

Looking for a hearty salad recipe? Then check out this chicken and fruit dinner.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Dressing

2/3
cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/2
cup finely chopped peeled cucumber
3
tablespoons grapefruit juice
2
tablespoons light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
teaspoon prepared horseradish
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Salad

3
cups cubed cooked chicken
2
cups red grapefruit sections (2 large grapefruit)
3/4
cup chopped peeled cucumber
1
medium avocado, peeled, pitted, coarsely chopped
5
cups watercress sprigs (2 large bunches) or augurla
  • 1 In large bowl, mix dressing ingredients with wire whisk or spoon. Add chicken, grapefruit, cucumber and avocado; gently toss until evenly coated.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Serve on watercress.

Expert Tips

The slightly bitter flavor of watercress compliments the grapefruit. Other greens, such as arugula, can be used if watercress isn't available.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.