Chicken and Rice Salad With Pine Nuts and Lemon Recipe

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Chicken and Rice Salad With Pine Nuts and Lemon
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  1. In a small frying pan, toast the pine nuts over moderately low heat, stirring frequently until they are golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Add the oil slowly, whisking.
  4. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  5. Add the peas; cook until just barley tender, about 3 minutes.
  6. Using a slotted spoon or strainer, transfer to a large bowl.
  7. Add the rice to the water and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  8. Drain, return to the pot and cover to keep warm.
  9. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, bring 1/4 inch of water to a simmer over moderately high heat.
  10. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and add to the pan.
  11. Cover, reduce the heat and simmer, turning once, until cooked through, about 12 minutes.
  12. Remove the chicken, let cool slightly, then cut into 1/2 inch chunks.
  13. Add the pine nuts, rice, chicken, scallions, parsley, lemon zest and dressing to the large bowl and gently stir to mix.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 578.14 Kcal (2421 kJ)
Calories from fat 407.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45.27g 70%
Cholesterol 88.97mg 30%
Sodium 547.26mg 23%
Potassium 670.39mg 14%
Total Carbs 12.49g 4%
Sugars 4.2g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4.48g 18%
Protein 34.68g 69%
Vitamin C 32.6mg 54%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 46.1mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 192.3 Kcal (805 kJ)
Calories from fat 135.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.06g 70%
Cholesterol 29.59mg 30%
Sodium 182.03mg 23%
Potassium 222.98mg 14%
Total Carbs 4.15g 4%
Sugars 1.4g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.49g 18%
Protein 11.53g 69%
Vitamin C 10.8mg 54%
Iron 0.7mg 12%
Calcium 15.3mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.5
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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