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Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Lee Harrelson

Yield

4 servings (serving size: 2 1/2 cups)

Serve a zesty chicken taco salad drizzled with a chipotle chile, cumin, and cilantro dressing. The smokiness of the chipotle brings out the rich flavors of the roasted chicken breasts.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2/3 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Salad:
  • 4 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breasts)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 1/3 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (8 3/4-ounce) can no-salt-added whole-kernel corn, rinsed and drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 249
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 8.2 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 23.3 g
  • carbohydrate 25.1 g
  • fiber 7 g
  • cholesterol 50 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 650 mg
  • calcium 106 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare dressing, combine first 7 ingredients, stirring well.