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Healthy Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipe

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Bite it! Hungry Girl's Top-Shelf Chicken Salad Sandwich
HG's Top-Shelf Chicken Salad Sandwich

Superstar Sammich

Tender chicken, flavorful mix-ins, crunchy veggies, tasty bread... Here comes the recipe!

Prep: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
2 slices light bread
1 lettuce leaf
1 tomato slice
1 tbsp. light mayonnaise
1 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
2 dashes garlic powder
2 oz. cooked and shredded (or finely chopped) skinless chicken breast
1 tbsp. finely chopped celery
1 tbsp. finely chopped red onion
2 tsp. sliced almonds, chopped
2 tsp. sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
Optional: chopped pickles

Directions:
If you like, lightly toast bread. Top one slice with lettuce and tomato.

In a medium bowl, combine mayo, yogurt, and garlic powder. Mix well. Add all remaining ingredients, and stir to coat.

Spoon chicken mixture over tomato, and finish with the other slice of bread. Enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

Serving Size: 1 sandwich (entire recipe)
Calories: 268
Fat: 8.5g
Sodium: 424mg
Carbs: 28g
Fiber: 6.5g
Sugars: 8.5g
Protein: 23g

PointsPlus® value 7*

Fight it! TGI Fridays Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sandwich
TGI Fridays' Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sandwich

Silly Salad Sandwich

We're usually able to stop ourselves from ordering a chicken salad sandwich. All that mayo? Nutritional nightmare! But this one has our willpower wavering, thanks to yummy almonds, tasty cranberries, herbed-up mayo, fresh veggies, and rotisserie-style chicken. It all sounds so good! But one look at the stats puts us right back on track -- this chicken sandwich has more calories and fat than the beef 'n cheese French Dip at Fridays! Pretty ridiculous. Especially since it's so easy to give it a guilt-free makeover. Make our sandwich at home -- fewer calories; more satisfaction...

Serving Size: 1 sandwich (without sides)
Calories: 850
Fat: 57g
Sodium: 1,510mg
Carbs: 58g
Fiber: 9g
Sugars: n.a.
Protein: 33g

PointsPlus® value 23*

 
 

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