Weight Watchers Chicken Potato Salad
Simple Nourished Living
Simple Nourished Living
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  • 10 ounces small red potatoes, quartered ¾ teaspoon salt 10 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped (about ¾ cup) 1 medium yellow bell pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped (about ¾ cup) 8 medium scallions, thinly sliced (about ¾ cup) 2 tablespoons minced fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves, or 1 teaspoon dried 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest (optional) ⅓ cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 tablespoon coarse-grain Dijoin-style mustard ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Instructions In medium saucepan, combine potatoes and ½ teaspoon of the salt. Add enough water to cover. the potatoes by an inch and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; and simmer 10-15 minutes, until potatoes are tender when pierced with the tip of a sharp knife. Drain the potatoes discarding the liquid. Rinse with cold water and drain again. Transfer the potatoes to a large bowl and set aside. Meanwhile, In a large skillet, bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add chicken; return liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to low; poach chicken 6 minutes, until cooked through. With a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to the bowl with the potatoes. Add the red and yellow bell peppers, scallions, parsley, thyme and zest (if using) to potato mixture. Toss to combine. In a small jar with tight-fitting lid or small bowl, combine vinegar, oil, mustard, pepper and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt; cover and shake well or, with wire whisk, blend until combined. Pour vinegar mixture over potato mixture and toss gently to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours or overnight. Taste again before serving and add more salt, pepper and/or vinegar, if desired. Cook's Notes Nutritional Estimates Per Serving (1 cup): 219 Calories, 7g fat, 18g carbs, 2g fiber, 20 g protein, and 5 Points Plus. Exchanges Per Serving (1 cup): 1 Fat, 1- ½ Vegetables, 2 Proteins, ½ Bread 3.3.3077
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