Cancer Bites: June recipe / Honey Mustard Chopped Chicken Salad

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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 onionsResearch has shown that Inulin can help to prevent the development of colon cancer. Source: Medical News Today 

 

INGREDIENTS 

4 SERVINGS 

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 

 

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 

 

DIRECTIONS 

FOR CHICKEN: Preheat oven to 375Grease a shallow baking dish with cooking spray. Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and garlic powderPlace chicken breasts in a single layer in prepared baking dish. Cover with foilCook 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 tomatoesTop with wonton strips and serve with honey mustard dressingEnjoy! 

FOR DRESSING: Whisk together all ingredients in a bowlCover and chill until ready 

 

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