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Layered Caribbean Chicken Salad

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  9 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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This colorful layered salad with tropical flavors is perfect for a summer party or picnic.

Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Barbara Jansky
Estero, Florida

Ingredients

Dressing

1
(6-oz.) container Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free Piña Colada Yogurt
1 1/2
to 2 tablespoons lime juice
1
teaspoon Caribbean jerk seasoning

Salad

3
cups shredded romaine lettuce
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1
(15-oz.) can Progresso™ Black Beans, drained, rinsed
1 1/2
cups diced peeled ripe fresh mango
1/2
cup chopped seeded Italian plum tomatoes (1 to 2 medium)
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2
cup thinly sliced green onions (8 medium)
1/2
cup cashews
Fresh edible flowers, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended.
  • 2 In 3- or 4-quart clear glass serving bowl, layer all salad ingredients in order listed, except cashews and flowers. Spoon dressing evenly over salad; sprinkle cashews over top. Garnish with flowers.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended.
  • 2 In 3- or 4-quart clear glass serving bowl, layer all salad ingredients in order listed, except cashews and flowers. Spoon dressing evenly over salad; sprinkle cashews over top. Garnish with flowers.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
630mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
15g
15%
Protein
33g
33%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Yoplait is a registered trademark of YOPLAIT MARQUES (France) used under license.
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