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Chopped Mexican Chicken Salad – a Big Salad for Elaine

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Recipe: Chopped Mexican Chicken Salad

Chopped Mexican Chicken Salad | Shockingly Delicious.com [2]Summary: Satisfying Big Salad dinner entrée full of chopped vegetables, chicken, black beans and topped off with Mexican Four Cheese blend.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2-2 cups cooked chicken (such as from a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 package (10- 12 ounces) torn romaine lettuce (more if you like)
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped (use 2 if you like a salad stuffed with tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Lime Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Garnish: Offer chopped fresh cilantro at the table, and hot sauce or salsa for those who like a spicier salad

InstructionsChopped Mexican Chicken Salad | Shockingly Delicious.com [3]

  1. Add chicken, lettuce, corn, black beans and onion to a large salad bowl. Toss gently to combine. Portion into 4 wide flat bowls, or onto large plates.
  2. Sprinkle each salad with avocado and tomato (these are more fragile and are damaged by tossing). Sprinkle with cheese. Drizzle each salad with about 1 tablespoon dressing (more if you like).
  3. Serves 4.Chopped Mexican Chicken Salad | Shockingly Delicious.com [4]

Recipe source

Lightly adapted from Grilled Chopped Chicken Salad [5] on the KRAFT website.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Number of servings (yield): 4
Culinary tradition: USA (General)

 

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