Quantcast

Summer Healthy Eats: Asian Chicken Salad - KOAM TV 7

Summer Healthy Eats: Asian Chicken Salad

Updated:

AIRS TONIGHT (JULY 11) ON KOAM NEWS AT 5

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Potato and pastasalad are staples of summer barbecues, but the tasty dishes can make yourswimsuit feel a lot more snug. Here is a guilt-free seasonal salad you can makein minutes.

Vanderbilt University Health Educator StaceyKendrick has a healthier alternative.

"Today we're making an Asian chickensalad; it's not a mayonnaise based chicken salad" Stacey Kendrick toldIvanhoe.

First, brush your bone in chicken breast witholive oil and add a little pepper and salt.

"If you're on a salt restricted diet youcould certainly leave the salt off if you needed to," Kendrick explained.

Leave the skin on to keep the chicken juicy;cut up red and yellow pepper and two scallions. Then toast some hearty healthyalmonds and sesame seeds.

Next make the dressing with vegetable oil,cider vinegar, low fat creamy peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, andminced garlic.

When the chicken's cooked, throw the skin awayand pull the chicken apart, then mix it with your other ingredients.

Serve the Asian Chicken Salad cold and youhave, "a great summer dish," Kendrick said.

The Asian Chicken Salad is about 500-caloriesper serving. Go to our website for the complete recipe.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Nation of Patriots Flag Tour

    Nation of Patriots Flag Tour

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:22:27 GMT

    Veterans and their loved ones gather at the Hideout Harley Davidson in Joplin to support bikers riding across the country carrying an American flag. It's all to raise money for a non profit veteran's organization called the Nation of Patriots. Bikers have a bond that unites them. And many share something else, a patriotic spirit. Making Joplin a perfect place to welcome the Nation of Patriots Flag Tour. Despite the heat, riders are carrying it across the nation to honor veterans. &.

    More >>

    Veterans and their loved ones gather at the Hideout Harley Davidson in Joplin to support bikers riding across the country carrying an American flag. It's all to raise money for a non profit veteran's organization called the Nation of Patriots. Bikers have a bond that unites them. And many share something else, a patriotic spirit. Making Joplin a perfect place to welcome the Nation of Patriots Flag Tour. Despite the heat, riders are carrying it across the nation to honor veterans. &.

    More >>
  • Standoff with Alleged Gunman in Joplin

    Standoff with Alleged Gunman in Joplin

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:11 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:11:32 GMT

    A Kansas City man is now in police custody following a Friday afternoon standoff in Joplin. 

    More >>

    A Kansas City man is now in police custody following a Friday afternoon standoff in Joplin. 

    More >>
  • Oklahoma Department of Human Services Cuts Budget by 30 Million Dollars

    Oklahoma Department of Human Services Cuts Budget by 30 Million Dollars

    Friday, July 21 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-07-21 22:39:36 GMT
    It's playtime at Jelly Bean Kids Childcare in Commerce, Oklahoma. As the kids are digging in the dirt and flying on the swings, it becomes harder and harder for their parents to send them to a licensed daycare like this one. "It's a trickle down really. Whenever you've got cuts a state funded department, you've got families who can't afford to pay daycare and work at the same time" says director, Jennifer Trease. The alternative options to a licensed daycare might not be a...More >>
    It's playtime at Jelly Bean Kids Childcare in Commerce, Oklahoma. As the kids are digging in the dirt and flying on the swings, it becomes harder and harder for their parents to send them to a licensed daycare like this one. "It's a trickle down really. Whenever you've got cuts a state funded department, you've got families who can't afford to pay daycare and work at the same time" says director, Jennifer Trease. The alternative options to a licensed daycare might not be a...More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.