Pineapple Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups

Serves 6

Originally aired

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, small dice
  • 1/4 cup red onion, small dice
  • 2 stalks celery, small dice
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mint, chopped
  • 3 cups diced poached chicken or rotisserie chicken
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup mayonnaise or veganaise
  • 2 tablespoons EVOO - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 can Dole pineapple rings
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 packages hydroponic Bibb lettuce, to serve

Preheat oven to 350F.

Heat a grill pan to medium heat. Grill pineapple rings until there are marks on both sides around 2-4 minutes. Cool, then dice.

In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, parsley and mint. Stir in the chicken, celery, red onion, red pepper, diced pineapples and almonds; season with salt and pepper.

Top lettuce cups with chicken salad and serve.