2 large Chicken Breast, cooked and cut into bite size pieces, and chilled
1 teaspoon dry chopped onion flakes
1/2 teaspoon dry parsley flakes
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup long grain rice
1/3 cup dry wild rice
2 cup water plus 1 tbsp low sodium chicken boullion granules
1 cup Greek yogurt, plain, no fat
1/3 cup Orange juice, fresh squeezed
1 cup sliced Celery
½ cup sunflower kernels
11 oz can Mandarin oranges, drained
2 ½ cups Grapes, washed and halved
1 cup Craisins
1 – Cook chicken, cut into bite sized pieces, and set aside to cool.
2 – Combine all of the spices in a medium saucepan and mix thoroughly. Add the both types of rice, the water/bouillon combination. Bring mixture to a boil and stir to combine. Cover saucepan with a lid, turn down heat to a simmer and simmer gently for 10-15 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed. Set aside to chill.
3 – When chicken and rice are thoroughly chilled, combine with remaining ingredients in a large bowl, tossing very gently. Keep chilled until ready to serve.
4 – Serve on a bed of Romaine lettuce.
Serves 6 Main dish servings