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Ranch Chicken Salad

AuthorAnnabelCategory, , , , DifficultyIntermediate

A delicious and refreshing salad loaded with chicken and made with healthy homemade ranch dressing.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time30 mins

 1 lb chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
 1 tbsp olive oil
 4 cups packed greens of your choice
 ¼ small red onion sliced
 ¾ cup cherry tomatoes halved
 ½ cucumber sliced
 1 avocado sliced
  cup corn (fresh or canned)
Homemade Ranch Dressing
 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
 3 cloves garlic minced
 2 tsp lemon juice
 2 tbsp onion chopped
 1 tbsp Dijon mustartd
 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
 1 tbsp fresh dill chopped
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper

What are we cooking today?
1

This colourful and healthy dish can be a meal in itself or a side salad. Loaded with variety and goodness yet simple to make.

Getting started
2

Start by making the homemade ranch dressing. Simply add all the ingredients to a small jar, place the lid on, then shake to emulsify.

3

Pour about 1/3 of the dressing over the chicken and allow it to marinate for at least 15 minutes. Refrigerate the remaining dressing until ready to use.

4

Next, heat oil in a large non-stick pan, and add in the chicken in a single layer. Cook until golden brown and cooked through about 5-7 minutes.
To assemble the salad, add green to a large bowl. Top with remaining ingredients. Just before serving toss with the dressing and enjoy!

5

To assemble the salad, add greens to a large bowl. Top with remaining ingredients.

6

Just before serving toss with the dressing and enjoy!

Annabelle's tip
7

If it is going to be used as a side salad or not eaten immediately, ensure the avocado is well covered in the Ranch Dressing or lemon juice, to prevent it going brown.

Ingredients

 1 lb chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
 1 tbsp olive oil
 4 cups packed greens of your choice
 ¼ small red onion sliced
 ¾ cup cherry tomatoes halved
 ½ cucumber sliced
 1 avocado sliced
  cup corn (fresh or canned)
Homemade Ranch Dressing
 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
 3 cloves garlic minced
 2 tsp lemon juice
 2 tbsp onion chopped
 1 tbsp Dijon mustartd
 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
 1 tbsp fresh dill chopped
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

This colourful and healthy dish can be a meal in itself or a side salad. Loaded with variety and goodness yet simple to make.

Getting started
2

Start by making the homemade ranch dressing. Simply add all the ingredients to a small jar, place the lid on, then shake to emulsify.

3

Pour about 1/3 of the dressing over the chicken and allow it to marinate for at least 15 minutes. Refrigerate the remaining dressing until ready to use.

4

Next, heat oil in a large non-stick pan, and add in the chicken in a single layer. Cook until golden brown and cooked through about 5-7 minutes.
To assemble the salad, add green to a large bowl. Top with remaining ingredients. Just before serving toss with the dressing and enjoy!

5

To assemble the salad, add greens to a large bowl. Top with remaining ingredients.

6

Just before serving toss with the dressing and enjoy!

Annabelle's tip
7

If it is going to be used as a side salad or not eaten immediately, ensure the avocado is well covered in the Ranch Dressing or lemon juice, to prevent it going brown.

Ranch Chicken Salad
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , , , DifficultyIntermediate
Rating
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time30 mins

Ingredients

 1 lb chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
 1 tbsp olive oil
 4 cups packed greens of your choice
 ¼ small red onion sliced
 ¾ cup cherry tomatoes halved
 ½ cucumber sliced
 1 avocado sliced
  cup corn (fresh or canned)
Homemade Ranch Dressing
 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
 3 cloves garlic minced
 2 tsp lemon juice
 2 tbsp onion chopped
 1 tbsp Dijon mustartd
 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
 1 tbsp fresh dill chopped
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper

Directions

What are we cooking today?
1

This colourful and healthy dish can be a meal in itself or a side salad. Loaded with variety and goodness yet simple to make.

Getting started
2

Start by making the homemade ranch dressing. Simply add all the ingredients to a small jar, place the lid on, then shake to emulsify.

3

Pour about 1/3 of the dressing over the chicken and allow it to marinate for at least 15 minutes. Refrigerate the remaining dressing until ready to use.

4

Next, heat oil in a large non-stick pan, and add in the chicken in a single layer. Cook until golden brown and cooked through about 5-7 minutes.
To assemble the salad, add green to a large bowl. Top with remaining ingredients. Just before serving toss with the dressing and enjoy!

5

To assemble the salad, add greens to a large bowl. Top with remaining ingredients.

6

Just before serving toss with the dressing and enjoy!

Annabelle's tip
7

If it is going to be used as a side salad or not eaten immediately, ensure the avocado is well covered in the Ranch Dressing or lemon juice, to prevent it going brown.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 341
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.1g22%
Saturated Fat 2.1g11%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 479mg20%
Potassium 1226mg36%
Total Carbohydrate 24.2g9%
Dietary Fiber 5.8g24%
Sugars 7.6g
Protein 29.4g59%

Calcium 19%
Iron 17%
Vitamin D 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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