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Chicken and Fruit Salad

Pediatric Fitness

Chicken and Fruit Salad

3 cups cooked chicken, chopped 
1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, well drained 
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained 
¾ cup chopped celery 
1 cup seedless grapes, halved 
¼ cup pecans (optional), divided 
¼ cup low-fat mayonnaise 
¼ teaspoon salt 
¼ teaspoon pepper 
8 cups of lettuce leaves 

In a large bowl, toss chicken, pineapple chunks, oranges, celery, grapes and half of the pecans Chicken and Fruit Salad is a Fun and Healthy Recipe for Kids from the UW Health Pediatric Fitness Clinic(optional). In a separate bowl, mix low-fat mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Gently stir mayonnaise mixture into chicken mixture. Cover and chill in refrigerator. 
 
To serve, scoop 2/3 cup of the chicken mixture onto 1 cup of lettuce leaves. Sprinkle the remaining pecans on top of chicken mixture (optional).

Nutrition Information
 
200 calories, 17g protein, 5 g total fat, 21 g total carbohydrate, 1 g saturated fat, 1 g dietary fiber, 200 mg sodium