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Healthy Chicken Salad

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Healthy Chicken Salad is a protein-packed version of chicken salad. Enjoy this by itself, over a salad or in sandwich form for a new twist on a classic.


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast (about a 1.5 -2 pounds)
  • 1.5 Cups red grapes, sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cups toasted pecans, chopped
  • 10 oz nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1.5 Teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon white pepper


  1. In a skillet on medium-medium low heat toast peace. Keep a careful eye on them and stir often as they burn quickly. Remove from heat once toasted and you can smell the aroma, should be a slightly darker color. Cool completely then chop into fine pieces.
  2. Cook chicken breast thoroughly. You can bake, cook in skillet, prepare in a crock pot and shred or even use a rotisserie chicken. Whatever is easiest for you. Diced finely or shred. Place in bowl.
  3. In a bowl combine all ingredients and toss until completely mixed. Taste and adjust spices according to preference.
  4. Keep in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Enjoy by itself, on a croissant, bread or cream puff or on top a bed of spinach!
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 314
  • Sugar: 11.9 g
  • Sodium: 544.3 mg
  • Fat: 11.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 38.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.3 mg
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