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Tropical Salsa-Topped Chicken Salad

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Just 15 minutes of marinating gives you the most delicious, moist chicken ever!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

2
cups (4 oz each) tropical fruit in lightly sweetened juice (from 16-oz package)
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
1
tablespoon flaked coconut

Directions

  • 1 Drain fruit cups, reserving juice. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons reserved juice, the lime peel and salt. Add chicken pieces; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate 15 minutes, stirring once.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix drained fruit, bell pepper, onions and cilantro; set aside.
  • 3 Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add chicken with marinade. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is brown on outside and no longer pink in center.
  • 4 In large bowl, toss spinach with remaining reserved juice. On 2 dinner plates, arrange spinach. Top with chicken and fruit mixture. Sprinkle with coconut.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 310
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Sodium 450mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
200%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Buy the tropical fruit in the canned fruit aisle at your grocery store. These individual cups of fruit come in packages of four.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 04/28/2011. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
200%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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