Asian Apple-Chicken Salad

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
This delicious salad can be eaten at home or packed up for a picnic

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  • Prep Time: 20 minutes


Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 4
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, White, Green


2 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed
2 cups apples, cored and cubed
2 tablespoons apple, orange, or carrot juice
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon mirin (rice wine)
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
3 scallions, thinly sliced
1 pound baby spinach
pepper to taste, if desired


Place the chicken and apples in a large bowl.

Mix the apple juice, lime juice, sesame oil, mirin, soy sauce and ginger together in a small bowl; pour mixture over the chicken and apples.

Sprinkle the parsley, cilantro, and scallions over the top and gently toss to mix. (Cover and refrigerate up to several hours, if desired.)

To serve, layer the spinach on a platter and spoon the chicken mixture on top.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber, and a good source of calcium.


Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    247
  • Carbohydrates:    25g
  • Total Fat:    6.1g
  • Cholesterol:    60mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1.2g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    21%
  • Sodium:    371 mg
  • Protein:    25g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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