Chicken, Cheddar and cucumber remoulade salad

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This is the Chicken, Cheddar and cucumber remoulade salad recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 5 min
Yields 4 Servings
chicken cheddar and cucumber remoulade salad

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) Canadian Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 English cucumber seeded and julienned (or grated and drained)
  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) butter
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) baby spinach
  • 4 oz (120 g) Canadian Medium Cheddar grated

Preparation

In a bowl, mix Cream Cheese with lemon juice and zest. Season with salt and pepper and add cucumber. Stir and reserve.

Season chicken with spices.

In a saucepan, melt butter on high heat and brown chicken 5 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.

Arrange spinach and cheese on 4 plates. Top with chicken and use the remoulade as the salad dressing.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Swiss cheese, Gouda.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 330 Calories
Protein: 34 g
Carbohydrate: 6 g
Fat: 19 g
Fibre: 2 g
Sodium: 433 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 27 % / 295 mg
Selenium: 82 %
Vitamin B6: 56 %
Niacin: 53 %
Folate: 48 %