Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Chopped Chicken Fiesta Salad

Nothing like a delicious salad on a hot summer day. More salad recipes in Tastes & Treasures cookbook.

Chopped Chicken Fiesta Salad

Ingredients Dressing:
3 tbsp. fat-free plain yogurt 

1 tbsp. finely chopped and seeded jalapeƱo pepper
1 tbsp. finely chopped red onion

1 1/2 tsp. seasoned rice vinegar 

1/2 tsp. finely chopped cilantro 

1/4 tsp. granulated white sugar 

Ingredients Salad:

4 cups chopped romaine lettuce 

1/4 cup chopped red onion 

2 tbsp. chopped red bell pepper 

2 tbsp. black bean and corn salsa 

2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese 

5 baked tortilla chips, broken into bite-sized pieces

3 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast 

1 tbsp. finely chopped parsley 

1 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro

1/8 tsp. garlic powder 

In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients. Add 1 1/2 tsp. water, and mix well.

 To make the salad, place lettuce in a large bowl (or on a large plate). Top with onion, bell pepper, salsa, cheese, and broken tortilla chips. 

Toss chicken with parsley, cilantro, and garlic powder. Add to salad, and serve with dressing. 

Makes 1 serving.

Thanks to Hungry Girl for this recipe.