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Moroccan Chicken Salad Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Moroccan Chicken Salad Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Moroccan Chicken Salad.

Leftover chicken and rice come together in this flavorful main dish salad. Serve over baby spinach.

Makes: 4 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


2 cups cooked rice
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
2 cups shredded carrots
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/3 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste


Combine rice, chicken, carrots, scallions and olives in a large bowl. Whisk together gravy (or broth), orange juice, lemon juice, mint, cilantro, oil, cinnamon, cayenne and salt and pepper to taste in another bowl. Toss dressing with rice mixture.


Per serving: 307 calories; 9 g fat ( 2 g sat , 5 g mono ); 63 mg cholesterol; 32 g carbohydrates; 24 g protein; 2 g fiber; 267 mg sodium; 455 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (190% daily value), Vitamin C & Selenium (31% dv), Folate (26% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 lean meat

From EatingWell: September 1997  

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