Moroccan Chicken Salad

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Moroccan Chicken Salad

Leftover chicken and rice come together in this flavorful main dish salad. Serve over baby spinach.

Yield: 4 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions
  • 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

Combine rice, chicken, carrots, scallions and olives in a large bowl. Whisk together gravy (or broth), orange juice, lemon juice, mint, cilantro, oil, cinnamon, cayenne and salt and pepper to taste in another bowl. Toss dressing with rice mixture.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 307
fat 9 g (2 g sat, 5 g mono)
cholesterol 63 mg
carbohydrates 32 g
protein 24 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 267 mg
potassium 455 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (190% daily value), Vitamin C & Selenium (31% dv), Folate (26% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 2

Exchanges 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 lean meat

From EatingWell September 1997