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Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Tarragon

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Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Tarragon

A sophisticated version of the classic recipe.


2 cups of chopped, cooked chicken meat
¼ cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
1 Tbsp shallots, minced
1 tsp lemon juice
¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tsp minced fresh tarragon
½ tsp black pepper
8 slices white bread


1. In a bowl, stir together all the ingredients except the bread until combined.

2. Make 4 sandwiches with chicken salad and bread, pressing together gently.

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 368 KCal
  • Protein: 26.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42 g
  • Fibre: 2 g
  • Total Fat: 9 g
  • Sodium: 443 mg
  • Phosphorus: 233 mg
  • Potassium: 258 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

3 protein choices
2 starch choices

What is one exchange?
  • 1 Protein Choice = 1oz of meat or 7g of dietary protein
  • 1 Starch Choice = about 15g of carbohydrates
  • 1 Fruit or Vegetable Choice = ½ cup
  • 1 Milk Choice = ½ cup

One thought on “Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Tarragon

  1. I am going to try this but would like to add a few grapes and serve it on a lettuce leaf. No bread. What about a small amount of curry powder for added taste.

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