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When you have Parkinson‘s Disease it is important to eat a healthy and balanced menu. Diets rich in anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants can improve your well-being. This tasteful chicken curry salad is full of fruits and vegetables — and the curry spice acts as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Antioxidants, like vitamin C, can stop free radicals from damaging cells. Vitamin C supports the immune system.
Curry Chicken Salad
1 small white onion, sliced 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 tsp. curry powder, divided 1/2 clove garlic, finely diced 1/4 cup orange juice (freshly squeeze one orange) 1 15-ounce can mandarin oranges, drained 4 green onions, chopped 1/2 cup diced apple (Granny Smith) 1/2 cup golden raisins 2 tbs. sweetened, flaked coconut, divided (fresh) 1/2 bunch mint leaves, finely chopped 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
Preheat oven to 400°F. Arrange onion slices on the bottom of a medium glass baking dish. Place chicken in baking dish and sprinkle with curry and diced garlic Drizzle orange juice on chicken. Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through. When cool, cut into bite-sized pieces.
In a medium bowl, mix chicken, mandarin oranges, green onions, apples, and 1 tablespoon of coconut. Stir in mayonnaise. Pour into serving bowl and top with remaining coconut and chopped mint.