Smoked Chicken and Tropical Fruit Salad
Kitchen cue: Whole smoked chicken breasts for this Smoked Chicken and Tropical Fruit Salad, which are sold precooked, can be hard to find. You can substitute sliced smoked chicken or turkey breast from your deli counter.
- 3 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- 1 1 pound small jicama
- 2 mangoes, peeled
- 1 papaya, peeled
- 1 pound smoked chicken breast, shredded into bite-size pieces
- 1/2 cup chopped salted roasted peanuts
- 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
- 1/3 cup small mint leaves
1. Whisk together vinegar, oil, juice, pepper flakes, and sugar in a large bowl with salt and pepper to taste.
2. Peel and cut jicama into 1/8-inch-thick slices, then cut into matchsticks to measure 2 cups. Add to bowl with dressing. Cut 1/8-inch-thick slices away from sides of mango, then cut crosswise into matchsticks to measure about 2-1/2 cups and add to bowl. Halve papaya and scoop out seeds. Cut papaya lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick slices, then cut into matchsticks to measure about 1 cup and add to bowl. Add remaining ingredients to bowl and gently toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
TipMake it Kid Friendly:
- Eliminate the hot pepper flakes and use regular, unsmoked chicken breast.
- Servings Per Recipe 4
- sat. fat(g)6,
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet