Moroccan Chicken Salad

Moroccan Chicken Salad

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

From EatingWell: September 1997
Yield: 4 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups cooked rice
  2. 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  3. 2 cups shredded carrots
  4. 1/4 cup sliced scallions
  5. 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  6. 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  7. 1/3 cup orange juice
  8. 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  9. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  10. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  11. 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  12. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  13. 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  14. 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: 307 calories; 9 g fat (2 g sat, 5 g mono); 63 mg cholesterol; 32 g carbohydrates; 24 g protein; 2 g fiber; 267 mg sodium; 455 mg potassium.

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

2 Carbohydrate Serving

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