Barley, Chicken, and Fig Salad
Barley, Chicken, and Fig Salad
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  • Summary

    Nutty, high-fiber barley becomes even more compelling with the addition of sweet figs and chicken.

    Ingredients

    • 6 cups water
    • 1 medium onion, quartered
    • 1 bunch fresh lemon thyme
    • 1 finger chile or other spicy chile, halved lengthwise and seeded
    • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 1 cup pearl barley
    • 4 scallions, thinly sliced diagonally
    • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon fig-balsamic or aged balsamic vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    • 1 pound fresh Black Mission figs, quartered

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 443 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 41 mg 13.8%
    • Sodium: 708 mg 29.49%
    • Calcium: 145 mg 14.46%
    • Potassium: 210 mg 6%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 76 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 60.32%
    • Sugar: 38 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.93%
    • Vitamin C 1.6%
    • Vitamin D 0.14%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit3
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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