Indian Chicken Salad with Peanuts

indian-chicken-salad-peanuts Jim Bathie


  • 1 cup cubed potatoes (1/2-inch cubes)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 ounces grilled or baked skinless chicken, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place potato in a microwave-safe dish. Spray potato with cooking spray, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add 2 tablespoons water; cover and microwave on HIGH 5 minutes or until tender.

  2. Combine lime juice, oil, honey, and ginger in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.

  3. Combine potato, lettuce, chicken, peanuts, mint, and cilantro in a large bowl. Add dressing; toss gently to coat.

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  • Yield: 1 serving

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 420
Fat per serving: 17g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 6g
Protein per serving: 27g
Carbohydrate per serving: 44g
Fiber per serving: 8g
Cholesterol per serving: 50mg
Sodium per serving: 360mg
Resistant starch per serving: 2g

Good to Know

If you are short on time, use rotisserie chicken or precooked chicken strips and/or bottled light sesame ginger dressing for this recipe.

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