Fiesta Chicken Salad

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes


1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 (1.12-ounce) package fajita seasoning
1/2 cup chopped onion
Vegetable cooking spray
1 garlic clove, pressed
1/2 cup salsa
Tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
Toppings: shredded Cheddar cheese, light sour cream, salsa


Stir together chicken and fajita seasoning in a large bowl until evenly coated.

Sauté onion in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat 4 minutes. Add chicken mixture, and sauté over medium-high heat 4 minutes or until done. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup salsa. Cook over medium-high heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Serve chicken mixture over tortilla chips and lettuce. Serve with desired toppings.

September 2005
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