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Easy Southwest Chicken Salad Recipe
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5 from 12 votes

Easy Southwestern Chicken Salad Recipe

Easy Southwestern Chicken Salad Recipe made with fresh vegetables and a mild spicy dressing. Perfect for light dinners or lunch!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 226kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 head Romaine lettuce washed
  • ½ bell pepper chopped
  • 1 small bunch cilantro chopped (about ¼ cup chopped)
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Mexicorn or sweet corn drained
  • cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, shred Romaine lettuce.
  • Add bell pepper, cilantro, onion, black beans, corn and tomatoes.
  • Set aside.
  • In a bowl or large food bag, combine chicken and taco seasoning.
  • Mix until well-coated.
  • Prepare dressing (recipe below).
  • Serve salad, topped with chicken and dressing.

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 568mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3mg