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Categories: Healthy eating, Main courses, Salads

Lunch's green apple chicken salad

Lunch's green apple chicken salad
Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Dear SOS: I love the chicken salad from Lunch in Culver City. It's so delicious, and I always want it when I'm at home in Burbank. Please help! Laura Meredith Burbank Dear Laura: Lunch's chicken salad is a deliciously simple ... Read more

Total time: 25 minutes | Serves 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from Lunch.
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cooked boneless and skinless chicken breasts, diced (a generous 2 cups)
  • 2 small celery stalks, cut into small dice
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into very small dice
  • 1/2 green apple, cored and cut into medium dice
  • 1/3 cup currants (raisins may be substituted)
  • Salt and pepper, if desired

Step 1In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, cider vinegar and Dijon mustard to form a dressing.

Step 2To the bowl, add the chicken, celery, onion, apple and currants. Toss everything together, taste and adjust the seasoning if desired. Chill before serving. This makes about 1 quart chicken salad.

Each of 6 servings:
188 calories; 12 grams protein; 10 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 11 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 39 mg cholesterol; 7 grams sugar; 163 mg sodium.
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