Zesty Chicken Salad

Zesty Chicken Salad

This  delicious salad is low in calories but rich in protein and fibre, making it an excellent meal option for weight management. The lime and cilantro dressing adds a refreshing zest without adding extra calories, while the variety of vegetables provides essential nutrients and keeps the calorie count down.


  • 150 grams of cooked chicken breast, diced
  • 1 cup of mixed greens (spinach, arugula, and romaine)
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 bell pepper, diced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon of chilli flakes (optional for a spicy kick)


  1. Prepare the Salad Base: In a large bowl, combine the mixed greens, cucumber, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, and red onion.
  2. Add Chicken: Toss the diced cooked chicken breast into the salad.
  3. Make the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and chilli flakes if using.
  4. Combine: Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss everything together to coat well.
  5. Garnish: Sprinkle chopped cilantro on top for a fresh flavour boost.