Looking for a yummy lunch or dinner salad? This 30-minute, one-bowl meal combines citrusy chicken, sweet pineapple, creamy avocado and full-of-fiber brown rice with nutritious spinach. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a medium bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon of the lime juice, 2 teaspoons of the oil, the garlic and the crushed red pepper. Add chicken and toss to coat.

  • Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add chicken and marinade to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat until browned and cooked through (165 degrees F), about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside.

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the remaining oil, remaining lime juice, sugar, ginger, salt and pepper. Chop half of the avocado. Gently stir chopped avocado into the mixture.

  • In a large bowl, combine cooked rice, pineapple, cooled chicken and avocado mixture. Serve over fresh spinach. Slice remaining half of the avocado and place atop.

Nutrition Facts

421 calories; 15 g total fat; 2.1 g saturated fat; 83 mg cholesterol; 372 mg sodium. 906 mg potassium; 42.5 g carbohydrates; 5.8 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 30.1 g protein; 2818 IU vitamin a iu; 54 mg vitamin c; 118 mcg folate; 56 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 111 mg magnesium;