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Tender chicken, sweet pineapple, spicy chipotle peppers, and a creamy, tangy sauce make this Chipotle Pineapple Chicken Salad truly flavorful, EASY and healthy! showmetheyummy.com #ad #chickensalad @chobani
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Chipotle Pineapple Chicken Salad Recipe

Tender chicken, sweet pineapple, spicy chipotle peppers, and a creamy, tangy sauce make this Chipotle Pineapple Chicken Salad truly flavorful, EASY and healthy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chipotle, diced pineapple, healthy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 328kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1/2 - 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup Chobani Non Fat Plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce minced*
  • 1 pound chicken breasts cooked and cubed into bite sized pieces**
  • 1/2 cup cashew halves
  • 2 Green onions sliced (just the white and light green part)
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Pineapple

  • If using a fresh pineapple (and want to use the pineapple as your serving dish), see the video above for a visual on how to prep your pineapple.
  • You can always use canned, or pre cut fresh pineapple!

Chipotle Pineapple Chicken Salad

  • Whisk together the sauce in a large bowl: greek yogurt, dijon, garlic powder, and chipotle peppers.
  • Stir in cooked chicken, cashew halves, and sliced green onions.
  • Taste and season with salt as necessary.
  • Cover and place in fridge to chill.
  • Serve IN a pineapple, over a bed of lettuce, with crackers, or serve plain!

Video

Notes

This is best served the day of or the next day!
*Start with one pepper and add more as you see fit to find the perfect level of spice for you!
**Not using pre cooked chicken? Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place 2 chicken breasts (1 pound total) on a lined baking sheet. Drizzle chicken with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Cook for about 15 minutes or until chicken breasts are fully cooked.

Nutrition

Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 516mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 30.7mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.6mg