Creamy Rotisserie Chicken Salad

 Creamy Rotisserie Chicken Salad

This week, the Culinary Medicine team is here to share a recipe for a Creamy Rotisserie Chicken Salad.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1⁄2 rotisserie chicken, shredded and finely chopped, approximately 2 cups*
  • 2 Tbsp. low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1⁄3 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 ribs celery, finely chopped (If unavailable, substitute 3⁄4 cup shredded broccoli, diced raw zucchini, or really any veggie you have)
  • 1⁄4 cup slivered or chopped almonds
  • 1⁄4 cup fresh basil, chiffonade (or fresh dill)
  • 1⁄2 tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt to taste

Optional add-ins:

  • Sliced grape tomatoes
  • Dried cranberries
  • Sliced hardboiled egg

Preparation

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Serve on fresh bread or in a crisp lettuce wrap.

*If rotisserie chicken is unavailable, substitute two 7oz. cans of chicken breast, drained or one 15 oz. can of chickpeas, drained and mashed).

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