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Lemon Basil Chicken Salad – Gluten Free

This easy and healthy Lemon Basil Chicken Salad recipe is one you will make over and over. Gluten free and full of flavour, this is a great lunch to tote to school or work. Use leftover rotisserie to make it even easier!

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken salad, lemon basil chicken salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 743 kcal
Author Sharon

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 pepper diced (I used ½ a red one & ½ an orange one)
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce torn
  • 1 cooked chicken breast diced
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • sea salt & fresh pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine cooked brown rice, peppers, lettuce, chicken, basil, onion, and garlic and stir well
  2. In a small jar, shake together the lemon juice, olive oil, sea salt and pepper. Pour over the brown rice mixture and stir again to combine.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, until serving
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Basil Chicken Salad – Gluten Free
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 743 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Potassium 754mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 102g 34%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 2g
Protein 37g 74%
Vitamin A 53.6%
Vitamin C 42.6%
Calcium 10.9%
Iron 21.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.