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Chicken and Fruit Salad

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 1 lb roasted chicken breast
    • 1 medium-size bunch spinach
    • 2 medium-size pink or white grapefruit
    • 2 medium-size red delicious apples
    • 3/4 lb seedless green grapes
    • 1/3 cup fat-free Dijon salad dressing


Remove and discard skin from chicken; tear chicken into bite-size pieces. Chop 1 cup loosely packed spinach leaves; set remaining leaves aside. Cut peel from grapefruit; remove sections with knife. Cut unpeeled apples into 3/4-inch chunks.

In large bowl, combine chicken, chopped spinach, fruit, and salad dressing; toss to coat.

To serve, arrange remaining spinach leaves on platter; spoon chicken salad over spinach leaves.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Fruit Salad 
Serving Size ¼ salad
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 36g
Protein 39g  
Vitamin A 120%
Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 15%
Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 2
Fruit 2
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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