LighterLife healthy Christmas recipe: Cranberry Chicken Salad

December 18, 2012 - Weight Management
LighterLife healthy Christmas recipe: Cranberry Chicken SaladCranberry Chicken SaladServes 4

Nutrition facts per serving: 190 kcal

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

2 skinless chicken breasts
4 tsp olive oil
2 red onions, thinly sliced
200g mixed leaves
1/2 cucumber, deseeded and sliced
25g dried cranberries
85g/3oz cranberry sauce
Juice 1 lime

Slice each chicken breast in half horizontally to give 4 thin breasts, then rub with half the oil and season. Heat a non-stick frying pan and fry the chicken for 3 mins on each side until cooked through. Set aside on a plate.

Heat the remaining oil in the pan and fry the onions for 5 minutes. Slice the chicken, collecting any juices, and layer up with the onions, leaves, cucumber and dried cranberries. Mix the cranberry sauce, lime juice, 2 tbsp water and any chicken resting juices, and drizzle over the salad.

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