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Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Prep time: 20 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

You’ll love this super simple, delicious Tex-Mex inspired chicken salad!

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Colorful, healthy and festive dish!

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Ingredients for Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad:

Dressing:

1 cup ranch dressing

2 Tbsp taco seasoning, hot or mild

Salad:

3 cups chicken, cooked, cooled and diced

4 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped, about 1 head

2 Roma tomatoes, diced

1 cucumber, seeded and diced

1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen

4-5 green onions, sliced

1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed

4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, or pepper jack, cut into ¼” cubes

1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

juice of 1/2 of a lime

1 cup tortilla chips, crushed

jalapeño, diced, toasted pumpkin seeds, diced avocado or jicama for garnish (optional)

What do you need to make Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad:

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

How do you make Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad:

Step 1: In a small bowl, stir together ingredients for dressing then refrigerate until ready to use.

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Step 2: In a large bowl, toss salad ingredients together. Add dressing a little at a time then toss until lightly coated.

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Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

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Step 3: Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Enjoy! 

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Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Easy, healthy and delicious!

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoning, hot or mild
  • Salad:
  • 3 cups chicken, cooked, cooled and diced
  • 4 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped, about 1 head
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • 4-5 green onions, sliced
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, or pepper jack, cut into ¼” cubes
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • juice of 1/2 of a lime
  • 1 cup tortilla chips, crushed
  • jalapeño, diced, toasted pumpkin seeds, diced avocado or jicama for garnish (optional)

Instructions

    1. In a small bowl, stir together ingredients for dressing then refrigerate until ready to use.
    2. In a large bowl, toss salad ingredients together. Add dressing a little at a time then toss until lightly coated.
    3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 538Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 791mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 11gSugar: 8gProtein: 25g

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