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Toss leftover cooked chicken with barbecue sauce and crunchy carrots for a quick and healthy lunch.
Barbecue Chicken Sandwich
Makes 1 sandwich.
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
1/2 cup shredded cooked chicken
1/4 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 teaspoons light ranch dressing
1 small whole-wheat sandwich bun
1 leaf romaine lettuce
Combine chicken, carrots and barbecue sauce in a bowl. Spread ranch dressing on the bun. Top with the chicken mixture and lettuce.
Per serving: 324 calories; 7 g fat (2 g sat, 2 g mono); 63 mg cholesterol; 39 g carbohydrate; 0 g added sugars; 26 g protein; 4 g fiber; 657 mg sodium; 488 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (100 percent daily value), Selenium (56 percent dv).
2 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving(s)
Exchanges: 2 1/2 starch, 3 very lean meat, 1 1/2 fruit
(EatingWell is a magazine and website devoted to healthy eating as a way of life. Online at www.eatingwell.com.)