I can not get enough spicy foods lately. This Cajun Chicken Salad hit the spot perfectly!
It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.
Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.
What you need:
Baby Spinach Leaves
Cherry Tomoatoes (whole)
Mini Sweet Peppers (cored and chunked)
Cucumbers (peeled and diced)
Green Onions (cleaned)
2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 Cup Hot Sauce (your choice)
2 TBL Cajun Seasoning
Combine Hot Sauce, Cajun Seasoning, and Frozen Chicken Breast into a large zip lock baggies.
Allow chicken to thaw in baggie. Marinate for at least 2 hours best if left in fridge over night.
Time to cook!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Bake chicken until fork tender and cooked through.
Time to prepare your salad.
Add spinach leaves and cherry tomatoes to bowl.
Add sweet peppers.
Add diced cucumbers.
Add green onions.
Add shredded cheese.
Now add dressing of your choice. I used 2 TBL of Buffalo Ranch Dip (see dips section for recipe)
Once chicken has finished cooking either slice or dice (your choice) and add to salad.
Chicken Salad is one of my hubs favorite foods. So I needed to be able to make this for him in a healthy way. I got the thumbs up from him on this Easy Skinny Chicken Salad! Of course it is already packed for his lunch tomorrow.
This is NOT an allergy free meal.
I have not taken a calorie count on this meal.
What you need:
1 TBL Chives
1 TBL Digon Mustard
1/4 tsp Garlic Salt with Parsley
1/4 tsp Onion Powder
1 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/2 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
2 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts or 1 very large breast
1 TBL Olive Oil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Add olive oil to glass baking dish
Cook Chicken breast until fork tender and cooked through
Allow chicken to cool and shred with two forks.
Combine all other ingredients into a bowl.
Mix all ingredients well.
Add shredded chicken.
Combine chicken into other ingredients until well mixed.
Refrigerate until ready to eat.
You can add any toppings of your choice: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese, etc.
You may also mix in celery, apples, raisins, soynuts etc.
Serve on bread, toast, buns, cucumbers, crackers, possibilities are endless!