If you have leftover rotisserie chicken or cooked chicken breast, make this high-protein chicken salad as an easy lunch option. Lean shredded chicken is combined with creamy yogurt, crispy apples and sweet grapes for a tasty, tangy combo. Serve between 100% whole grain bread and you have a satisfying, packable lunch. If you’d rather go low-carb, you can sub in a side salad instead of the bread.
Ingredients for servings
1 lb cooked chicken breast or rotisserie chicken about 4 cups shredded
0.5 cup red onion diced
0.5 cup apple diced
0.66 cup grapes halved or quartered
0.66 cup plain 2% greek yogurt certified gluten-free if necessary
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice or to taste
0.5 tsp garlic poweder salt
pepper to taste
12 slices 100% whole grain bread about 100 calories each
6 medium lettuce leaves
High-Protein Chicken Salad
In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, red onion, apple, grapes, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.
Using a 0.75 cup measuring scoop, portion out the chicken salad. Serve with a lettuce leaf and 2 slices of 100% whole grain bread.