Chicken Fajita Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 276.7
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 101.4 mg
  • Sodium: 346.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 43.6 g

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Introduction

A south of the border version of clasic chicken salad. A south of the border version of clasic chicken salad.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Yogurt, plain, low fat, .75 cup
    Dijon Mustard, 2 Tbsp
    Garlic, 2 clove minced
    Zest and Juice of 2 small limes
    Ground Cumin, 1 tsp
    Dried Thyme, .5 tsp
    Dried Oregano, .5 tsp
    Red or Cayenne Pepper, .25 tsp
    White Pepper, .25 tsp
    Scallions, raw, 3 large chopped
    Red Sweet Peppers, 2 diced
    Carrot. 1 large shredded
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 2 tomato diced
    Chicken Breast, cooked, 4 cups diced
    Cilantro, 1/4 cup (optional)

    Romaine Lettuce, 1-2 cups per serving (not incluced in nutruition info)
    Salsa for serving (optional)
    Tortilla Chips for serving or sprinkling over top (optional)

Directions

In a large bowl whisk together sour cream, dijon mustard, garlic, lime juice and zest, cumin, thyme, oregano, cayenne, and white pepper. Add scallions, sweet pepper, carrot, tomatoes, and chicken. Toss thoroughly to coat, and chill for at least 30 minutes.

Serve over a good size bed of shreded lettuce. Top with cilantro, salsa, and/or tortilla chips if desired.

Note: The recipe I was adapting called for a small red onion in addition but I left that out and liked it quite well. If you quite like onion certainly include it.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CONNECTED1.

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