Chicken, Green Bean, and Cucumber Salad

Chicken, Green Bean, and Cucumber Salad

Use our Basic Poached Chicken as the base for this light and healthy Chicken, Green Bean, and Cucumber Salad.


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon each finely chopped fresh parsley and basil

  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained and chopped

  • 4 ounces green beans

  • 1 Basic Poached Chicken, breast half, cooled and torn

  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced

  • 2 teaspoons chopped toasted almonds

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together olive oil, fresh lemon juice, parsley, basil, and capers. Boil green beans, trimmed, in salted water until crisp-tender, 3 minutes. Rinse with cold water; drain and add to bowl along with poached chicken, cucumber, and chopped toasted almonds. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.

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