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pomegranate chicken salad
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Pecan and Pomegranate Chicken Salad

This Pomegranate Pecan Chicken Salad makes the perfect appetizer when stuffed into a lettuce leaf or nestled on top a nice fresh slice of cucumber. We love adding it to wraps with some lettuce for a fresh and flavourful lunch. Also a great addition to a brunch table, how about stuffing it into a croissant! Yum.
Prep Time10 mins
Extra cooking time for chicken10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Anytime
Keyword: pomegranate chicken salad
Servings: 30 appetizers
Calories: 36kcal
Author: Donna

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts cooked and chopped
  • 8 ounces plain Greek yogurt (I use full fat)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 cup green apple chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves roughly chopped
  • 3 green onions finely chopped
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp pure maple syrup (optional depending on how sweet you like it)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lettuce leaves or cucumber discs to serve

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine the Greek yogurt with the dijon mustard and salt and pepper.
  • Add in the chopped chicken, pomegranate, apple, pecans and green onions and give it all a good stir until well combined.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve stuffed into a lettuce leaf or heaped on top of a cucumber disc.

Notes

Can be made ahead of time.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.1mg