• 2 Ratings

Natural sugars from strawberries, watermelon and honey sweeten this fresh chicken salad without adding too many calories.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan combine vinegar and honey. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer for 7 to 8 minutes or until mixture is reduced by half, stirring frequently. Cool.

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  • Cut watermelon crosswise into 1-inch slices; remove the flesh from slices.* Cut flesh into 1/2-inch cubes (or use a small melon baller to make 3/4-inch balls) and place in an extra-large bowl. Add strawberries, chicken, red onion, basil, and cheese; mix very gently. Cover and chill about 45 minutes or until cold.

  • To serve, divide the chicken mixture among chilled salad plates. Drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon of the vinegar mixture. If desired, sprinkle with pecans.

*To Serve Salad in Watermelon "Bowls:"

Reserve the rings of watermelon rind from 4 of the slices to use as salad "bowls." Place the watermelon rings on chilled salad plates. Spoon the chicken mixture into watermelon ring "bowls." Drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon of the vinegar mixture and, if desired, sprinkle with pecans.Nutrition analysis per serving: 292 calories, 25 g protein, 34 g carbohydrate, 7 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 29 g total sugar, 27% Vitamin A, 96% Vitamin C, 462 mg sodium, 15% calcium, 9% iron

To Serve Salad on Spinach:

Divide one 5-ounce package fresh baby spinach among chilled salad plates. Spoon the chicken mixture on top of spinach. Drizzle each serving with 1 tablespoon of the vinegar mixture and, if desired, sprinkle with pecans.Nutrition analysis per serving: 300 calories, 26 g protein, 35 g carbohydrate, 7 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 29 g total sugar, 93% Vitamin A, 113% Vitamin C, 490 mg sodium, 18% calcium, 14% iron

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Nutrition Facts

300 calories; 7 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 80 mg cholesterol; 490 mg sodium. 786 mg potassium; 35 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 29 g sugar; 26 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 4671 IU vitamin a; 68 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 8 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 110 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 181 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

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