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Cajun Chicken Salad

Cajun Chicken Salad
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4

Wonderful dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy this chicken and vegetable salad tossed with seasoning – perfect if you love Cajun cuisine. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Dressing

2
tablespoons cider vinegar
2
to 3 teaspoons dried Cajun seasoning
1/3
cup vegetable oil

Salad

1
package (9 oz.) frozen diced cooked chicken breast, thawed
1
cups cold cooked rice
3
stalks celery, diced (1 cup )
6
medium green onions, chopped (1/3 cup)
1
large tomato, diced (1 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, diced (1 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    In small bowl, combine vinegar and Cajun seasoning; mix well with wire whisk. Gradually beat in oil until well blended.
  • 2
    Add salad ingredients; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Expert Tips

  • With a little planniing ahead you can have cooked rice in the refrigerator ready to go. When you are cooking rice, add an extra cup of uncooked rice to the pot so you have 2 cups of leftover rice. Or, stop at an Asian restaurant and buy 2 cups of cooked rice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
485
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
300mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
16%
16%
Vitamin C
64%
64%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
16%
16%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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