Long Grain and Wild Rice Chicken Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Servings: 8 to 10
Ingredients
  • 1 6 ounce package Uncle Ben's® Long Grain and Wild Rice
  • 2 cups cooked chopped chicken breast rotisserie chicken works perfectly
  • 1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup light or regular mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon juiced and zested
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • tortillas or wraps I used spinach herb wraps
  • optional toppings - lettuce tomato, broccoli slaw, tomato, avocado
Instructions
  1. Prepare the Uncle Ben's® Long Grain and Wild Rice according to the package directions. Set aside to cool while you prepare remaining ingredients.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, zest, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine. Add celery, dried cranberries, green onion, and cooked and cooled rice, stirring to combine. Fold in cooked, chopped chicken and slivered almonds and mix until well combined.
  3. Store chicken salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Keeps well for 4 or 5 days.
  4. Delicious on its own or rolled into wraps with your choice of toppings.