Chicken Nugget Salad

Chicken Nugget Salad

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

You'll need a fork to eat these chicken nuggets! In this easy, 15-minute lunch recipe, chicken nuggets, cherry tomatoes and whole-grain croutons are served on a healthy romaine salad with a honey mustard dressing.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 3 ounces frozen lightly breaded chicken chunks, such as Perdue® Simply Smart® brand
  • 2 cups packaged chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved (3 ounces)
  • ¼ cup whole-grain large croutons, coarsely crushed


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  1. Microwave chicken chunks according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, place romaine in a medium bowl. For dressing, in a small bowl whisk together vinegar, oil, honey mustard, honey and pepper. Drizzle dressing over romaine and toss to coat. Spoon romaine mixture onto a large dinner plate.
  3. Top salad with cherry tomatoes, hot cooked chicken and croutons.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 serving
  • Per serving: 346 calories; 13 g fat(2 g sat); 5 g fiber; 35 g carbohydrates; 21 g protein; 143 mcg folate; 40 mg cholesterol; 17 g sugars; 8,388 IU vitamin A; 18 mg vitamin C; 43 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 593 mg sodium; 481 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (168% daily value), Folate (36% dv), Vitamin C (30% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 3 lean protein, 1½ fat, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 starch

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