Leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken gets put to good use as a boost of protein in this healthy salad to pack for lunch. The classic chicken salad combines all the basics of a great house salad--greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and croutons--all tossed with a tangy red-wine vinaigrette.

Lauren Grant
Source: EatingWell.com, May 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Pack salad in an airtight storage container. Add chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, croutons and parsley. Pack vinaigrette separately in a small jar. Just before serving, add the vinaigrette to the salad and toss to coat.


Nutrition Facts

487.7 calories; protein 18.9g 38% DV; carbohydrates 28.5g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 4.4g 18% DV; sugars 3.9g; fat 31.3g 48% DV; saturated fat 4.6g 23% DV; cholesterol 36.5mg 12% DV; vitamin a iu 6223.7IU 125% DV; vitamin c 25.1mg 42% DV; folate 120.5mcg 30% DV; calcium 72.8mg 7% DV; iron 2mg 11% DV; magnesium 42.2mg 15% DV; potassium 624.5mg 18% DV; sodium 780.5mg 31% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 12% DV.