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Cold Chicken Spinach Cauliflower Salad {Meal Prep}

by Christina Cherrier – Updated May 19, 2020
Cold Chicken Spinach Cauliflower Salad {Meal Prep}
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Chicken Spinach Meal Prep Salad with Cauliflower – Perfect to make ahead for lunch, this chicken spinach and cauliflower meal prep salad is light, delicious, and super easy to make! You can buy rotisserie chicken at your favorite grocery store, or use chicken leftover you have in the refrigerator. This meal prep recipe is full of good-for-you nutrients and will let you full and energized. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Cold Chicken Spinach Cauliflower Salad Meal Prep

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Cold Chicken Spinach Cauliflower SaladPhoto credit: © Eatwell101.com

Cold Chicken Spinach Cauliflower SaladPhoto credit: © Eatwell101.com

Cold Chicken Spinach Cauliflower Salad recipePhoto credit: © Eatwell101.com

Directions

1. To make the chicken spinach cauliflower meal prep salad: In a large salad bowl, combine spinach, cauliflower rice, red onion, cranberries, almonds, parmesan, and diced chicken.

2. Combine chipotle mayo, olive oil, heavy cream, and grated ginger in a small jar and divide into small sauce containers.

3. Season with salt and pepper, then divide the chicken spinach cauliflower meal prep salad into meal prep containers, along with the sauce containers. You’re ready to go – Enjoy!

Tips for the chicken spinach cauliflower salad recipe

This chicken spinach and cauliflower salad is so light, packed with flavor, and easy to make! It is the perfect solution to an easy dinner, but will also make wonders for your picnics or potlucks. Here are a few tips for making the most of the chicken spinach cauliflower salad

  • If you have a grill or barbecue and some time available, go ahead and grill your chicken breasts or chicken tenders, after a good spice rub of course! Chicken will be more tender, smoky, and juicy.
  • If you’re not a fan of chipotle mayo (because of mayo… ok we understand), a good dash of sriracha is a good substitute.

How to make cauliflower rice?

You can buy riced cauliflower in bags at the grocery store, or simply make your own cauliflower rice by using a box grater and grate quartered cauliflower chunks. It’s quick and super easy!

Do we need to cook the cauliflower for the chicken salad?

No! For this chicken spinach cauliflower salad, the cauliflower is raw! The veggies are soaked with the dressing and become super flavorful.

Can we make the chicken spinach cauliflower salad ahead?

Yes, you can prepare the chicken spinach cauliflower salad up to a day in advance, keeping it in meal prep containers in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. Keep the leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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