There’s something about summertime that calls for bright salads and chilled beverages. Luckily, Alaska’s long summer days make for the perfect produce growing season, another reason to get creative with easy, thrown-together dinners chock-full of Alaska Grown nutrients. Our June edition of Cancer Bites features a recipe that could easily become your new go-to this summer, and beyond.
Packed with flavors of feta, tomato and red onion, this Honey Mustard Chicken Chopped Salad also provides a healthy dose of protein, phytonutrients and vitamins. Lycopene is an antioxidant found in tomatoes, while inulin is found in onions and has been shown to help prevent the development of colon cancer. We hope you try this recipe and we’d love to hear your thoughts on our Facebook page. Enjoy!
HONEY MUSTARD CHICKEN CHOPPED SALAD lecremedelacrumb.com
POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT
Inulin is naturally found in many plants such as asparagus, chicory root, garlic and onions. Research has shown that Inulin can help to prevent the development of colon cancer. Source: Medical News Today
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ½ inch thickness
½ tsp each salt, pepper, and garlic powder
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
½ red onion, diced
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup crunchy wonton strips (found next to croutons)
1 cup honey mustard dressing
½ cup fat free plain greek yogurt
2 tbsp yellow mustard
3½ tbsp honey
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tbsp lemon juice
FOR CHICKEN: Preheat oven to 375. Grease a shallow baking dish with cooking spray. Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Place chicken breasts in a single layer in prepared baking dish. Cover with foil. Cook 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Dice chicken.
In a large bowl toss together lettuce, onion, feta, chicken, and tomatoes. Top with wonton strips and serve with honey mustard dressing. Enjoy!
FOR DRESSING: Whisk together all ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill until ready