Poultry

Poultry

Poultry is a great source of lean protein since it does not contain as much cholesterol as red meat. Consider using chicken or turkey to add bulk and protein to your salads, soups, stews, and other dishes instead of red meat.

Chicken Salad

Makes: 4 servings

Carbs per Serving: 3.25 grams

Protein per Serving: 7.75 grams

Fat per Serving: 33.75 grams

Ingredients:

         2 cups grilled chicken fillets, cubed

         1/2 cup keto mayo

         1/2 green onion, sliced

         1/2 cup chopped pecans

         1/2 tsp sea salt

         Freshly ground black pepper

         1/4 cup minced green pepper

         1/2 cup chopped celery

         2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced

         4 cups lettuce, torn

 

Instructions:

  • Mix together the salt, paprika, and mayo in a large salad bowl.
  • Stir in the pecans, onions, green pepper, and celery. Toss in the sliced hard-boiled eggs and chopped chicken.
  • Season to taste with black pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Arrange the lettuce on a platter and spoon the salad on top. Serve immediately.