SKINNY CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH

 

  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 1
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 1 tbsp lite mayo (not fat free, just light is good)
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard (or your favorite spicy or brown mustard, just not dijon or honey unfortunately)
  • 1 c diced celery
  • 2 diced green onions
  • 2 slices 40 calorie bread

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and put on the bread and voila!
  • The lite mayo is a great alternative to real, and the mustard gives a nice little zing. If you want more flavor since the celery is so mild, try paprika and garlic (fresh grated/minced or powdered).
  • You can have the veggies as chunky or small as you like. The food processor is great to get them nice and small for you.
  • 40 cal bread is usually found on the top shelf in the bread isle. I toast my pieces for this great little sandwich. I find that the 40 cal wheat doesn't taste much different than regular wheat, and you're gobbling up half the calories per slice.. How awesome is that?!
  • And since there are no eggs, if you're looking for a little more fat (good fat that is) to give it some creaminess I recommend nice fresh avocado. Just half of one is more than enough mashed up in the rest of the salad.
  • And even better, the vegetables give you more volume so this can be split up into a lunch and a mid-afternoon snack. :)

Notes

I've been on a nutrition program for 7 months and it's low sodium, low fat at its core. This chicken salad is an absolute favorite of mine and I think it's a great option for those looking to cut calories from their day-to-day eating.

Author Credit: Me

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