Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Chicken Salad

Chicken salad with pineapple-lime dressing

1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons minced shallots
1 ½ teaspoons honey
¾ to 1 teaspoons minced habanera chile
6 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup finely chopped pineapple
1 bunch watercress, thick ends trimmed (or arugula)
5 ounces baby spinach
1/3 cup toasted cashews
¾  pound cooked chicken, shredded
Salt and pepper

In a large bowl which together lime zest and juice, shallot, honey and chile.  Add oil and whisk until combined.  Season with salt and pepper and stir in pineapple.  Add watercress, spinach, cashews, and chicken: toss until greens are coated with dressing
375 Calories
28g Fat
21g Protein
12g Carbohydrates
2g Fiber