Chicken Peach Salad With Yogurt Dressing

Author: Canadian Living

Bits of red pepper and cucumber, and chunks of peaches and chicken, all tossed together with fluffy rice, make a delicious low-fat, make-ahead dish.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1/3 cup long-grain rice
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chickens
  • 3 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 2 peaches peeled and cubed
  • 2 nectarines peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup cubed English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 4 leaves leaf lettuce

Method

In bowl, whisk together yogurt, mint, basil, minced garlic, sugar, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce; cover and refrigerate dressing for at least 1 hour or for up to 24 hours.

Meanwhile, in small saucepan, bring 2/3 cup (150 mL) lightly salted water to boil; stir in rice. Cover and reduce heat to low; simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Transfer to large bowl, fluffing with fork; refrigerate until cooled.

Add chicken, peaches, cucumber, red pepper and dressing to rice; gently stir to coat. Serve on lettuce-lined plates.

Nutritional facts Per Serving, about:

  • Protein 9 g
  • Calories 315.0
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Total carbohydrate 34 g
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