What is a good chicken salad sandwich recipe for people with diabetes?
Here's a recipe for a homemade Napa Almond Chicken Salad Sandwich :
To add a couple of servings of higher-fiber and nutrient-rich whole grains, serve this chicken salad on 2 slices of 100% whole-grain bread or in a whole-wheat pita pocket. You can also make a wrap sandwich with a whole-wheat flour tortilla. Makes 4 or more servings. Ingredients:
3 cups shredded roasted or rotisserie chicken, skin removed
1 cup red grapes, cut in half
2/3 cup finely chopped celery
1/3 cup sliced almonds, honey roasted or plain roasted
1/2 cup low-fat or light mayonnaise (or nonfat plain Greek yogurt)
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 leaves romaine lettuce
8 slices of tomato
1. In a medium bowl, combine shredded chicken, grapes, celery, and almonds.
2. In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients with whisk or spoon until smooth and blended. Drizzle dressing over the chicken and grape mixture and stir to blend.
3. Spoon chicken mixture onto bread to make 4 or more sandwiches. Garnish with lettuce and tomato, if desired. Per serving, including bread (if 4 per recipe): 500 calories, 42 g protein, 51 g carbohydrate, 14 g fat, 2.6 g saturated fat, 6 g monounsaturated fat, 5 g polyunsaturated fat, 96 mg cholesterol, 7 g fiber, 764 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 25%. Omega-3 fatty acids = 0.4 gram, omega-6 fatty acids = 4.5 grams.
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