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Tex-Mex Chicken Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Tex-Mex Chicken Salad recipe? Learn how to make Tex-Mex Chicken Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bikini_bound

Makes 6 servings



Need a break from classic chicken salad? This tasty version is chockfull of vegetables and beans, and then spiked with cumin and chili powder.

Recipe Ingredients for Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

1 1/4 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/2 cup fat-free miracle whip
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp chili powder
1 small sweet red pepper(s), chopped
1 small green pepper(s), chopped
2 medium scallion(s), sliced
15 1/4 oz canned yellow corn, drained and rinsed
1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

Recipe Directions for Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Place chicken in a glass baking dish and bake until juices run clear, about 25 minutes. Chop into bite-size pieces; set aside. (Or save time by purchasing already cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast.)

  2. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, cumin and chili powder.

  3. Stir in chicken, peppers, scallions and corn; mix well. Gently fold in beans; cover and chill at least two hours. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Categories

Beans, Chicken, Vegetables, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 259.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
102
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.3g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
86mg
29%
Sodium
436mg
18%
Potassium
910mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
41.8g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
39.2g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 8% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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