Southwest Chicken Salad I

Southwest Chicken Salad I


"This is a highly seasoned salad that is a nice change from the typical 'taco' version. Even my kids and their friends love it!"


15 m servings 408 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 408 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.7 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 26.5 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 62 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 398 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a covered jar, mix the lime juice, olive oil, salt, garlic, cilantro, chili powder, and cumin. Cover, and shake until well blended.
  2. Place the lettuce in a large bowl. Toss with the chicken, black beans, onion, and tomato. Just before serving, toss with the dressing mixture and Parmesan cheese. Serve with tortilla chips, either crushed over the top of the salad, or on the side.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I just loved this, the dressing in particular. I thought it might be a little heavy on the cilantro but it wasn't for me, although it was a little much for Hubs. I made the dressing following t...

I loved this but I changed a couple things. I cut the chicken into chunks and then cooked it in the salad dressing mix. Then I used 1/2 BBQ sauce and 1/2 Ranch dressing mixed together for the ...

This is a great salad, I made a couple of changes/amendments - I could not buy any fresh limes so I used Real Lime juice in the bottle, worked well but I think that fresh limes would have made i...

Really looked forward to this, yet just so-so.

Wow this was excellent!! I added more cilantro, because i love lots! I added some olives and some more lettuce, because i was making for more people. I don't eat chips so I baked some whole gra...

I just made this recipe and it was SO good. I used a Mexican cheese blend instead of parmesan cheese. I also marinated the chicken in the dressing and baked it, which made it very tasty. (I rec...

Delicious!!! Will definately be making this again. It's a very light and refreshing salad. I didn't have any cilantro so that's the only thing I left out. I also added a little garlic salt to th...

We all love love love this receipe. You can serve it so many ways...over tortilla chips, as a wrap in bread as a sandwich, taco salad filling.........thanx so much!

This was a hit at dinner. Added a little more lime juice and sea salt. I added some corn as well. Next time I will add olives & red peppers.