This 30-minute, low-calorie, one-dish chicken salad recipe is crunchy, filling, and flavorful. It calls for a rotisserie chicken and fresh fruits and vegetables, and meets the guidelines for a diabetic recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Homemade Peanut Dressing:
Chicken Salad:


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare Homemade Peanut Dressing, combine rice vinegar, soy sauce, peanut butter, honey, toasted sesame oil, fresh ginger, garlic, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Stir until dressing is combined; set dressing aside.

  • To assemble Chicken Salad, slice pineapple pieces lengthwise into 1/2-inch spears. On four dinner plates, build a stack with the cabbage, chicken, grapes, apple chunks, and pineapple.

  • Drizzle Homemade Peanut Dressing over stacked salad.

Nutrition Facts

672.4 calories; protein 46.3g 93% DV; carbohydrates 67.1g 22% DV; dietary fiber 8g 32% DV; soluble fiber 0.1g; insoluble fiber 0.5g; sugars 50.8g; monosaccharides 22.8g; disaccharides 22.2g; other carbs 8.3g; fat 26.8g 41% DV; saturated fat 6.8g 34% DV; mono fat 10.5g; poly fat 6.8g; trans fatty acidg; cholesterol 131.6mg 44% DV; vitamin a iu 1033.7IU 21% DV; vitamin a re 149.7RE; vitamin a carotenoid 79.5RE; vitamin a retinol 70.3RE; vitamin a carotene 465.4mcg; vitamin c 209.2mg 349% DV; calcium 191.5mg 19% DV; iron 3.8mg 21% DV; sodium 425.3mg 18% DV; omega 3 fatty acid 0.4g; omega 6 fatty acid 6.2g; alcoholg; caffeinemg; water 590.2g; ash 5.4g; vitamin b1 thiamin 0.5mg; vitamin b2 riboflavin 0.5mg; vitamin b3 niacin 16mg; niacin equivalents 24.4mg 122% DV; vitamin b6 1.4mg 71% DV; vitamin b12 0.4mcg 7% DV; vitamin e alpha equivalents 0.7mg; vitamin e iu 1IU 3% DV; vitamin e mg 0.7mg; folate 191.6mcg 48% DV; vitamin k 67.1mcg 84% DV; pantothenic acid 2.5mg 25% DV; copper 0.6mg 30% DV; magnesium 108mg 27% DV; manganese 3.6mg 180% DV; phosphorus 372.7mg 37% DV; potassium 1220.6mg 35% DV; selenium 37.5mcg 54% DV; zinc 3.9mg 26% DV; 40 butyricg; 60 capriocg; 80 caprylicg; 100 capricg; 120 lauricg; 140 myristic 0.2g; 160 palmitic 4.6g; 180 stearic 1.3g; 161 palmitol 1.1g; 181 oleic 7.7g; 201 eicosen 0.2g; 221 erucicg; 182 linoleic 4.8g; 183 linolenic 0.5g; 184 stearidong; 204 arachidon 0.2g; 205 epag; 225 dpag; 226 dha 0.1g; alanine 2.6g; arginine 2.9g; cystine 0.6g; glycine 2.8g; histidine 1.3g; isoleucine 2.2g; leucine 3.2g; lysine 3.6g; methionine 1.2g; phenylalanine 1.8g; proline 2.1g; serine 1.7g; threonine 1.8g; tryptophan 0.5g; tyrosine 1.5g; valine 2.2g; pyramid fat; energy 622.7kcal; aspartic acid 4.2g; glutamic acid 6.9g; thiamin 0.5mg 34% DV; riboflavin 0.5mg 29% DV; biotin 7.9mcg 3% DV; boron 90.7mg; chromium 0.2mcg; fluoride 0.5mg; 200 arachidicg; 220 behenate 0.1g; 240 tetracosg; pyramid meat; exchange very lean meat; exchange starch; exchange fat; phytosterols 26.5mg; exchange other carbs; pyramid vegetables; exchange vegetables; vitamin d iu 17.9IU 4% DV; vitamin d mcg 0.4mcg; pyramid fruit; molybdenum 7.4mcg 10% DV; exchange meat; iodine 0.4mcg.