Chicken Salad on Melon Rings

Looking for a make-ahead dinner? Then check out this chicken salad served on melon slices. Perfect if you love Asian cuisine.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 2

Ingredients

3
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
teaspoon hoisin sauce
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1
cup cubed cooked chicken
1/3
cup sliced celery
1/4
cup sliced water chestnuts
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2
(1/2-inch-thick) crosswise slices cantaloupe, seeds removed
Lettuce leaves
1
tablespoon cashew pieces
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, hoisin sauce and lemon juice; mix well. Add chicken, celery, water chestnuts and chives; mix lightly. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until serving time.
  • 2 To serve, remove rind from cantaloupe slices. If desired, cut scalloped pattern on outer edge. Place cantaloupe slices on lettuce-lined serving plates. Spoon salad into center of each slice. Sprinkle with cashews.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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