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Cold Chicken with Lime Dressing

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Poached skinless, boneless
  • -chicken breasts
  • 1 c Thinly sliced celery
  • 1 c Diced red bell peppers
  • 1/2 c Chopped scallions
  • 1 ts Granted lime peel
  • 1/4 c Fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 ts Crushed dried red peppers
  • 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/2 c Extra-virgin olive oil
  • One-third cup chopped dry
  • -roasted, unsalted peanuts
  • 8 lg Romaine lettuce leaves,
  • -rinsed and drained


Cut chicken into 1/4 inch strips. Place in a large bowl with celery, red
bell peppers and scallions.

For dressing, combine lime peel, lime juice, dried red peppers, cumin and
olive oil with a wire whisk. Pour dressing over chicken and vegetables.
Toss well and refrigerate 1 hour. Sprinkle with peanuts just before
serving on romaine leaves.

Yield: 4 servings, each containing 545 calories; 39 grams protein; 94
milligrams cholesterol; 35.8 grams total fat.

NOTE: To avoid pickling effect, don't marinate chicken in lime juice more
than 3 to 4 hours.

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