Basil Chicken Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Basil Chicken Salad recipe? Learn how to make Basil Chicken Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by critterkeeper

Makes 6 servings



Another chicken salad...low in calories. Use fresh basil.

Recipe Ingredients for Basil Chicken Salad

6 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
3 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup shredded fresh basil
6 cups shreeded fresh spinach

Recipe Directions for Basil Chicken Salad

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients and stir well.

  2. Combine chicken, celery, green onions and basil in a medium bowl.

  3. Add the mayonnaise mixture and toss gently.

  4. Place 1 cup spinach on each of 6 salad plates.

  5. Spoon chicken mixture evenly over each plate.

  6. Sprinkle with pine nuts if desired (not in analysis).

Categories

Chicken, Vegetables, Brunch, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, Easter, Thanksgiving, Chill, No Cook, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 137.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
185
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.6g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
63mg
21%
Sodium
213mg
9%
Potassium
403mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
5.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
22.9g
Vitamin A 61% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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