The Best Chicken Chopped Salad

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The new trend in salads is the chopped salad and this recipe for chopped salad comes to you from the kitchen of Jaclyn. The best healthy salads are always the ones that you find to be healthy from the start or are ones that you decide to make healthier by adding or subtracting ingredients. Healthy leftover chicken recipes usually start with using the chicken breasts. If you love chicken breasts then try to grill them and you will make the grilled chicken a great addition to your salad and other recipes. Yes grilled chicken is a great way to go in fact grilling anything is much preferred for health purposes since grilling will usually takes away a lot of fat from your meat product. Grilling also adds flavor to your meat or veggie. Any healthy leftover chicken recipes usually include veggies. If you are a fan of chopped salads then you will quickly discover than any salad recipe can quickly become the best healthy salads one that you have made that way or it might have started out that way. Always know that your health is the greatest concern and yes even though we all want to have a tasty and filling meal we should all realize that health is more important that great taste. These days we are so rushed with our time that making a healthy recipe might seem like it is unattainable but always remember the recipe is only as healthy as you try to make it.

The chopped chicken salad recipe from Jaclyn can always be made healthier, you just need to figure out what about the recipe is not up to your health standards then take the time to bring it up to your standards. Nothing in cooking is ever totally easy or totally healthy we must make changes to keep our palate happy while keeping our health up. If you love chicken salads then consider making chicken ahead of time and storing it in the fridge or freezer for future meals.

The next time you find chicken breast on sale then try to buy some extra. You can take the breasts and either bake, grill or boil them and then put them in the fridge or freezer. Once they are cooked and you decide on a salad recipe like this one you will be cutting most of the time from the recipe by already having the chicken ready to go. Even your salads can be cut and cleaned at the beginning of the week or on the weekend and then stored in a great container in the fridge and once you are ready to make your chopped salad recipe then you will cut even more time off and you will have a meal ready for you to enjoy in less than 10 minutes.Thanks to Jaclyn of Cooking Classy Blog for this yummy The Best Chicken Chopped Salad Recipe and never forget than any salad recipe can become a meal with the addition of any meat you love. Bon apetit.

Nutrition Facts for: The Best Chicken Chopped Salad From Cooking Classy
Ingredients: Soy sauce, freshly minced ginger, canola oil, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, sriracha, salt, red wine vinegar, green onions, boneless skinless chicken breasts, napa cabbage, carrots, almonds, cilantro leaves, sesame seeds.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 431, Calories from Fat 251, Total Fat 27.9g 43%, Saturated Fat 3.4g 17%, Cholesterol 57mg 19%, Sodium 1429mg 60%, Potassium 718mg 21%, Carbohydrates 21.7g 7%, Dietary Fiber 7.0g 28%, Sugars 8.8g, Protein 25.6g, Vitamin A 111%, Vitamin C 79%, Calcium 15%, Iron 18%

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