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chicken salad in a jarNeed something filling and quick for lunch?  Try this salad you can make the night before and take on the go.  Protein, healthy fats, fiber and carbs make this a superior salad and satisfies your sweet tooth too! 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Salad In A Jar

Serving Size: serves 4

Chicken Salad In A Jar

Ingredients

  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup grapes
  • For the chicken salad
  • 2 boneless, skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, or more, to taste

Instructions

  1. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, to taste. Add to skillet and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine chicken, Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, red onion, celery, almonds and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. To put together, divide chicken mixture, spinach, cranberries, apples, pecans and grapes into four wide-mouth canning jars with tight-fitting lids.
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