Southwest Chicken Salad II

Southwest Chicken Salad II


"This is by far the BEST, QUICKEST, and HARDIEST salad yet!"


35 m servings 411 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 411 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 23.9 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 22.8 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 622 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook the black beans until heated through. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the cabbage, romaine lettuce, green bell pepper, corn, and Cheddar cheese.
  3. Transfer the tossed salad to serving bowls, and top with the warmed black beans, chicken, tortilla chips, and Ranch dressing.
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  1. 28 Ratings


Great salad with a nice Southwestern flair - perfect for a quick and easy lunch! It was also a great way to use up some leftover grilled chicken! I used a mix of romaine and iceberg lettuce and ...

This WAS like a restaurant quality salad! To make it quick and easy, I used pre-cooked chicken strips, and then just browned them up in a cast-iron skillet with some fajita seasoning (gave the ...

This was very good. I did add some taco seasoning to the chicken to give it a more southwest flavor and some kick. Love the combo of lettuce and cabbage-took then both from packaged bags so it w...

This is a very good salad, Butter1! Its one of those recipes that you can dress up or dress down. I had some friends coming for lunch so I used 1/4 head purple cabbage for color, fresh romaine, ...

NOTE CHANGES: I wanted to serve this as a cold salad, so I used home-canned chicken and black beans. I also didn't have any greens, so substituted bamboo shoots and water chestnuts for crunch....

This was a BIG hit with my family! I was more generous with the cheese & used leftover grilled chicken, but other than that I followed the recipe. I highly recommend this one!

This was so good! And so easy. We loved it!I seasoned the chicken..and added cilantro to the salad mix & Served with fresh salsa. I don't eat chicken so I sliced some avocado and put on my salad...

this was really good! You can use any kind of tortilla chips you have on hand. I also seasoned my chicken as some others said they did. I sliced the raw chicken and cooked it in a little olive...

If you don't have taco seasoning, just sprinkle some paprika, chili powder, and ground cumin on it. Delicious!