Why not include FRUIT in your next homemade chicken salad?
This easy-to-make Chicken Salad with Peaches or Nectarines Recipe includes healthy and delectable fresh fruit to make it the best chicken salad ever!
You can (optional) also make this into a Curried Chicken Salad (see below).
1/2 cup light or cholesterol free mayonnaise
2 tbsp. lime juice
1 tsp. granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/8 tsp. salt (or to taste)
1/8 tsp. ground pepper (or to taste)
2 cups cubed, cooked chicken
2 fresh peaches or nectarines, cubed
1/4 cup sliced, green onions
1/4 cup toasted, slivered almonds, optional
In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lime juice, sugar, ginger, salt and pepper.
Gently stir in the chicken, peaches and green onions.
Cover and chill a few hours before serving.
Add the almonds (optional) just prior to serving.
Note - To make Curried Chicken Salad, and 1/2 to 1 tsp. curry powder.
Makes about 3 cups of delicious chicken salad.
Did You Know?
Peach not only taste amazing, but they are nutritious too!
Peaches are delectable fruits that are low in calories, and contain no saturated fats.
They contain numerous valuable minerals and vitamins, for example, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, potassium, fluoride and iron.
Peaches are also a good source of dietary fibre which is important for bowel health and regularity.
Peaches are also high in anti-oxidants. Antioxidants are believed to help prevent and repair oxidative stress, a process that damages body cells and has been linked to the development of diseases such as cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease.
Interested in more information about Peach Nutrition?
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