Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups

Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups

With the help of store-bought rotisserie chicken, you’ll take the stress out of preparing quick and healthy meals. This tasty dish from Cooking Light is perfect for busy evenings. Serve up creamy chicken salad tossed with toasted nuts and dried cherries in 25 minutes or less!

Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups


  • 1/4 cup chopped raw walnuts
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise (certified gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1/4 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt (certified gluten-free if necessary)
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar (certified gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 6 medium green onions, chopped
  • 6 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1/3 cup dried tart cherries


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Spread walnuts in a single layer on a baking sheet; bake for 5 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Cool.

Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, vinegar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir to combine. Set aside.

Place chicken, toasted walnuts, parsley and green onions in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Add dressing, stirring well to coat.

Place 1 lettuce leaf in each of 6 bowls. Divide chicken salad evenly among the bowls; top with cherries.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 6 Serving Size: 1 lettuce cup

Per serving: Calories: 172; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 258mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 14g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 173mg; Iron: 8%; Vitamin A: 18%; Vitamin C: 6%; Calcium: 5% 

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