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 Chicken salad

Chicken Salad Blues

(Gluten-Free, Gout-Friendly)

Ingredients

  • 1 9.75-ounce can premium chunk chicken breast packed in water

  • 1 large stalk celery, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise

  • 4 leaves romaine or red leaf lettuce, washed and trimmed

  • 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled

  • 1 ripe tomato, quartered (or 8 cherry tomatoes)

  • 1 small cucumber, washed and thinly sliced

Directions

Drain chicken. Add chopped celery and mayonnaise. Mix lightly to keep the chicken chunky. Arrange lettuce in a shallow serving bowl. Put chicken salad in the middle and crumble blue cheese over it. Arrange tomatoes and cucumber slices around the plate. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serves four

Each serving contains about 175 calories, 15 g protein, 10 g fat (51 percent calories from fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 3.5 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, and 675 mg sodium.

This recipe is gout-friendly because it contains foods moderate in purines. Meat, fish, and poultry should be limited to 1-2 servings per day.


Online Medical Reviewer: Averett, Jennifer, RD
Last Review Date: 02/22/2013
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