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




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

2 1/2 cups
421 calories; protein 30.1g; carbohydrates 42.5g; dietary fiber 5.8g; sugars 9.4g; fat 15g; saturated fat 2.1g; cholesterol 82.8mg; vitamin a iu 2817.8IU; vitamin c 54.2mg; folate 118mcg; calcium 56.1mg; iron 2.4mg; magnesium 111.4mg; potassium 906.5mg; sodium 372.3mg.

3 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 1/2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit