Cranberry Chicken Apple Bites
With crisp sliced apples as the base or "cracker" for this healthy and delicious snack, the bite has a variety of texture. This treat is great for kids' snacking or as an appetizer. Take the cranberry chicken salad and apples on a picnic and put together on the spot.
Serves: 1 oz
2 cups chicken, shredded
1/2 stalk celery, diced
1 green onion, sliced thinly
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise (use lowfat Greek yogurt if you want to lower the fat in this recipe)
1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
1. Wash apples. Core and slcie apples into flat rings. Apple slices are the base of your snack.
2. Mix all ingredients except the apple slices in a bowl. Mix well.
3. Top each apple slice with a scoop of chicken salad.
This recipe makes 12 oz. chicken salad. With one ounce chicken salad per apple slice, you will have 12 servings. If you want to serve as a meal, chop 1/2 cup of apple and add to the cranberry chicken salad. You can then add about 3 oz chicken salad to a wrap with spinach leaves or lettuce. The nutrition information is for 1 oz chicken salad and one apple slice. Nutrition information will vary slightly with type of apple chosen and thickness of apple slices.