Overhead view of a stoneware bowl of colorful salad with sliced red peppers, shredded carrots and cabbage, broccoli florets, scallions, and diced chicken.

Zesty Chicken Salad

Overhead view of a stoneware bowl of colorful salad with sliced red peppers, shredded carrots and cabbage, broccoli florets, scallions, and diced chicken.

Zesty Chicken Salad

An entrée salad with tender chicken and fresh colorful veggies. Use store-bought rotisserie chicken for a dinner that is ready in less than 30 minutes.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dishes, Salads, Sides
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 184 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and chilled
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 ½ cups small broccoli florets
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2 cups cabbage, shredded
  • ½ cup fat-free Asian or sesame seed salad dressing
  • ¼ cup 100% orange juice
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Cut chicken breasts into small strips.
  • Add chicken, onions, broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, and cabbage in a medium bowl.
  • Stir together dressing and juice in a small bowl. Pour mixture over salad and toss well to coat.
  • Stir in cilantro, if using. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Notes

Change it Up
  • Don’t have cilantro available? Try different fresh herbs you have on hand, such as parsley or basil.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cupCalories: 184kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 22gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 456mgFiber: 4g
Keyword 15 Minutes or Less, Dinner, Easy, Lunch, Potluck, Quick, Summer, Weeknight Meals
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