Coconut-Lime Chicken & Snow Peas

Coconut-Lime Chicken & Snow Peas

Double the flavor, halve the work—simply by using the same tangy combination of coconut milk, lime juice and brown sugar for both poaching the chicken and dressing the salad. Crisp romaine lettuce, cabbage and snow peas add freshness and an irresistible crunch.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
2 35 min 35 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 cup “lite” coconut milk, (see Tips for Two)
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces chicken tenders
  • 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup sliced snow peas
  • 3 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoon minced red onion

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F. 2 . Whisk coconut milk, lime juice, sugar and salt in an 8-by-8-inch glass baking dish. Transfer 1/4 cup of the dressing to a large bowl; set aside. Place chicken in the baking dish; bake until cooked through, about 20 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, add lettuce, cabbage, snow peas, cilantro and onion to the large bowl with the dressing; toss to coat. Divide between 2 plates.

Step 3

Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and thinly slice. Arrange the chicken slices on top of the salads. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the coconut cooking liquid over each of the salads.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 186
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Potassium: 473mg
  • Sodium: 191mg
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 4 very lean meat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1

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