Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Grilled Curried Chicken Salad and Pita

This recipe provides a great way to make an alternative to regular chicken salad by substituting mayonnaise with yogurt. Try this recipe or make your own chicken salad with this helpful, healthy tip!

*Makes 4 sandwiches*
1 whole boneless, skinless chicken breast (8 oz), halved
2 tablespoons canola-oil mayonnaise
2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
1/3 cup peeled and diced apple
1/4 cup red seedless grapes, quartered
3 tablespoons diced red onion
2 teaspoons apple juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pinch of black pepper
2 whole-wheat pita rounds, cut in half
4 lettuce leaves
8 slices tomato

Preparation1.) Preheat grill or broiler.
2.) Remove excess fat from chicken and pound breast halves between sheets of waxed paper to 1/2-inch thickness.
3.) Grill or broil chicken 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear when pierced with a fork.
4.) Cool.
5.) Cut into 1/2-inch cubes and place in a medium bowl.
6.) Add mayonnaise, yogurt, apple, grapes, red onion, apple juice, parsley, curry powder, salt, and pepper.
7.) Mix.
8.) Heat pita in warm oven and serve with chicken salad, lettuce and tomato slices.
The skinny: 287 calories per sandwich, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 25 g carbs, 6 g fiber, 21 g protein

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