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Zesty Italian Chicken Salad

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4 servings, 2-1/2 cups each

Italian dressing is the secret to a zesty, low-calorie chicken salad that takes just 15 minutes to prep.

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  • Pour 1/4 cup dressing over chicken in shallow glass dish; turn chicken to evenly coat both sides of each breast. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
  • Heat grill to medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Grill chicken 6 to 8 min. on each side or until done (165°F); cut into strips.
  • Place chicken and vegetables on spinach-covered platter; sprinkle with nuts.
  • Drizzle with remaining dressing.

Special Equipment Needed


Substitute 1 pkg. (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast for the sliced marinated cooked fresh chicken. Drizzle the 1/2 cup dressing over salad before serving.

How to Clean Spinach

Spinach can hold a lot of dirt and must be thoroughly washed before using. To clean, fill a large bowl with water, then swish spinach around in water until most of the dirt comes off. Repeat process 2 or 3 times, using clean water each time, until no more dirt clings to the spinach. Rinse thoroughly under running water and remove hard stems. Spin dry in salad spinner and/or pat dry with paper towels. Use immediately or store in refrigerator up to 4 days.


Prepare using KRAFT Asian Toasted Sesame Dressing.


  • 4 servings, 2-1/2 cups each

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low sodium
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 4 Meat (L)
  • 2-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The grilled chicken, colorful fresh vegetables, crunchy cashews and Italian dressing all team up to help make this zesty low-calorie main-dish salad absolutely irresistible. And as a bonus, this colorful salad is both rich in vitamin A from the spinach, and high in vitamin C from the red peppers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 2-1/2 cups each
Calories 340
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 410mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 7g
Protein 33g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 100 %DV
Vitamin C 90 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from I was not sure if my husband would like this or not because he isn't a big fan of veggies. I was not sure if my husband would like this or not because he isn't a big fan of veggies. To my surprise he loved it and even went back for seconds! He told me to make it again because he loved it :)
Date published: 2007-08-22
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