17
Jan
14

Food Friday: Cilantro Chicken Salad

Khalili Center - Cilantro Chicken Salad

 

We love this easy, every day bariatric friendly meal! High in protein you will be focused and full of energy all day!

GATHER:
7 oz cooked chicken breast, shredded or diced
2 tbsp light mayonnaise
1 small scallion, chopped
2 tsp lime juice
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper
Pinch garlic powder
Pinch of cumin
Pinch of chile powder
low sodium chicken broth

MAKE:
*To Poach Chicken: Cover chicken breast in broth in a small pot, add water if it doesn’t cover the chicken. Add salt and pepper, a piece of celery and it’s leaves (you could add herbs like parsley, garlic, onion, or whatever you want) and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover tight and let it sit for 15-20 minutes or until thickest part of the breast registers 160 degrees. Chicken will be cooked through. Let it cool and cut into small cubes.

*Combine chicken, mayonnaise, scallions, lime juice, and cilantro. Season to taste with salt, pepper, garlic powder, cumin, and chile powder. Add a little chicken broth if chicken seams too dry, 1 tbsp at a time.

EAT:
Servings: 2, Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe
Calories: 163.3
Protein: 23.2 grams
Carb: 2.3 grams
Fat: 6.2 grams

Recipe from SkinnyTaste.com

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