Roasted Chicken Salad with Garlic Toasts

Rotisserie chickens have become all the rage in our local supermarkets-and why not? They can be the base of a quick, almost-homemade dinner in no time. Here, roasted chicken turns into an easy salad with some crusty garlic bread on the side.

EatingWell Test Kitchen

Used by permission. (c) Eating Well, Inc.

Roasted Chicken Salad with Garlic Toasts

Did you change this recipe up a little? We want to know! Share it with us by adding your special Twist.

Did you change this recipe?

Add your Twist

    A twist is a way to share your own spin on our recipies!

    Submit your own twist!

    Ingredients

    2 cloves garlic, peeled 8 cups mixed salad greens
    3 tablespoons cider vinegar or white-wine vinegar 4 1/2-inch slices whole-wheat country bread, toasted
    3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 2-pound roasted chicken, (hot or cold), skin discarded, sliced into large pieces (see Ingredient Note)
    1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped

    directions

    Prep: 20 min Total: 30 min (Quick)
    Try Kitchen View! Take your computer to the kitchen and view this recipe full-screen, with step-by-step directions.
    Enter Kitchen View
    • 1

      Mince one garlic clove and whisk with vinegar, oil and olives in a medium bowl. Toss greens in the dressing to coat well.

    • 2

      Rub each bread slice with the remaining garlic clove. (Discard garlic.) Divide the salad among 4 plates, place chicken on top and serve with the bread.

    notes

    Ingredient Note: Store-bought rotisserie chicken is convenient and practical—but much higher in sodium than a home-roasted bird. Even the unseasoned varieties have been marinated or seasoned with salty flavorings. People with hypertension should think twice before choosing store-bought.

    4 ounces home-roasted chicken: 100 mg sodium

    4 ounces rotisserie chicken: 350-450 mg sodium

    nutritional information

    Calories:
    404
    Fiber:
    2 g
    Fat:
    17 g
    Saturated Fat:
    3 g
    Carbohydrates:
    21 g
    Protein:
    37 g
    Sodium:
    440 mg
    Monounsaturated Fat:
    11 g
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 starch, 4 1/2 lean meat, 1 fat
    Cholesterol:
    90 g
    Carbohydrate Servings:
    1 1/2
    Potassium:
    353 mg
    Nutrition Bonus:
    Selenium (28% daily value), Vitamin A (15% dv).
    Connect with Us
    Follow Our Pins

    Yummy recipes, DIY projects, home decor, fashion and more curated by iVillage staffers.

    Follow Our Tweets

    The very dirty truth about fashion internships... DUN DUN @srslytheshow http://t.co/wfewf

    On Instagram

    Behind-the-scenes pics from iVillage.

    Do you have a recipe that will knock our socks off?

    Share Yours Now
    Today's Best Saving