Five-Spice Chicken Salad

Diabetes Appropriate
Dairy-free
Egg-free
Nut-free
Soy-free
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
Heart-Healthy
Kosher
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
32 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 1?2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 tsp. Chinese five-spice powder, divided
  • 2/3 cup rice wine vinegar, divided
  • 6 tbsp. fresh orange juice, divided
  • 1 tbsp. peeled, grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, divided
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 large navel orange, sectioned (about 11?4 cups)
  • 2 tbsp. chopped green onions

Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes*
Cook Time
7 minutes
Ready in
32 minutes*
  1. Season chicken with 1?4 teaspoon of the five-spice powder; place in a large resealable plastic bag; set aside.
  2. For the marinade, in a small bowl combine 1?3 cup of the vinegar, 3 tablespoons of the orange juice plus ginger and 1?8 teaspoon of the red pepper flakes. Pour over chicken; seal bag, turning to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour to 8 hours.
  3. For the dressing, in a small bowl whisk together remaining 1?2 teaspoon five-spice powder, 1?3 cup vinegar, 3 tablespoons orange juice and 1?8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, whisk in oil.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; place over medium heat 1 minute. Add chicken; cook and stir 7 to 8 minutes (165°F).
  5. Place salad greens in a large salad bowl. Top with chicken, bell pepper, cucumber, orange sections and green onions. Drizzle with dressing, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 251, Calories Fat 60, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 72mg, Sodium 384mg, Carbohydrate 19g, Protein 28g
Serving Size1
Calories251
Calories Fat60
Calories (fat) extra24
Total Fat6g
Total Fat (extra)10
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)7
Cholesterol72mg
Cholesterol (extra)24
Sodium384mg
Sodium (extra)16
Potassium363mg
Carbohydrate19g
Carbohydrate (extra)6
Fiber3g
Fiber (extra)14
Sugars14g
Protein28g
Omega30g
Vitamin A3223IU
Vitamin A (extra)64
Vitamin C70mg
Vitamin C (extra)118
Iron2mg
Iron (extra)12