Lean Cranberry Chicken Salad

Lean Cranberry Chicken Salad

Lean Cranberry Chicken Salad

Making a lean and clean meal, like this chicken salad, that is high in protein and fiber for lunch is a great way to keep you working towards your fat loss goals. This twist on classic chicken salad adds cranberry for a touch of sweetness and gives a good crunch from the pistachios and lettuce leaves.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 221 kcal


  • 8 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 fennel bulb, chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted pistachios, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 Tablespoon roasted pepitas
  • 6 Tablespoons coconut milk, canned and full fat
  • 2 teaspoon dried, ground sage
  • 6 Tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • Head of Romaine lettuce


  1. Mix all of the ingredients, except the lettuce, in a bowl. 

  2. Serve by spooning the chicken salad in large Romaine lettuce leaves. 

  3. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 221 calories, 9 fat, 123mg sodium, 10g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, and 23g protein.