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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 395.0
  • Total Fat: 17.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.6 mg
  • Sodium: 157.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 22.2 g

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Mexican Chicken Salad

Submitted by: LYDIA56

Introduction

Want something spicy and unexpected to knock your fiesta up to the next level? Try this Mexican chicken salad. It's an easy chicken salad recipe that uses jalapenos and avocados to give it a Mexican spin! Want something spicy and unexpected to knock your fiesta up to the next level? Try this Mexican chicken salad. It's an easy chicken salad recipe that uses jalapenos and avocados to give it a Mexican spin!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    2 cups cooked and cubed chicken
    1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
    1/3 cup sliced green onions, including tops
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
    2 jalapeno peppers, stemmed, seeded and minced
    3 cups cooked rice, cooled
    2 avocados, seeded, peeled and cut into chunks

Directions

Blend lime juice, oil, garlic, chili powder and salt in large bowl. Add chicken, red pepper, onions, cilantro and hot peppers. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours. Add rice and avocado chunks; toss lightly, and serve.

This recipe came from a lady who's cooking skills I admire most!! Thanks for sharing, Jean!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LYDIA56.






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