Poached Chicken Salad Recipe

Poached Chicken Salad is a light and refreshing dish that is perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner. Tender poached chicken is combined with crisp vegetables and a tangy dressing for a delicious and satisfying meal. This salad is packed with protein and vitamins, making it a nutritious choice. Serve it on a bed of greens or in a wrap for a complete and filling meal.

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Ingredients for Poached Chicken Salad Recipe

  • 1 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Diced Vegetables
  • 0.13 cup Chopped Fresh Herbs
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed For The Dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 Clove Garlic, Minced
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Poached Chicken Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add chicken breasts.
  • STEP 2.Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.
  • STEP 3.Remove chicken from pot and let it cool. Once cooled, shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  • STEP 4.In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, diced vegetables, and any desired herbs or seasonings.
  • STEP 5.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.
  • STEP 6.Pour the dressing over the chicken and vegetables, and toss to coat evenly.
  • STEP 7.Serve the poached chicken salad on a bed of greens or in a wrap, and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • To add extra flavor to the poached chicken, you can simmer it in broth instead of plain water.
  • Feel free to customize the salad by adding your favorite vegetables, such as cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, or avocado.
  • For a creamier dressing, you can mix in some Greek yogurt or mayonnaise.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover poached chicken salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, you can add additional toppings like croutons or nuts for added crunch.
  • This salad is also great for meal prep. Simply divide it into individual containers for easy grab-and-go lunches.
Nutrition
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346
calories per serving
18 g Fat29 g Protein15 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    151mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    185mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    9mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    28mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    9mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    44mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    335mg
  • Selenium
    23mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp