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Fresh Mexican Chicken Salad

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Ingredients
  Head of lettuce 1 Medium
  Canned kidney beans 15 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Cooked skinless chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Scallions 2 , chopped
  Cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Chicken broth 3 Tablespoon (Either Homemade Or Canned)
  Corn oil/Safflower oil 2 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Chili powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Rinse lettuce; drain, pat dry and shred.
Into a salad bowl place lettuce, beans, chicken, green pepper and scallions.
In a blender container combine cilantro, broth, oil, vinegar, lime juice, sugar, garlic, chili powder and salt.
Process until well mixed.
Pour over chicken mixture just before serving; toss lightly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1135 Calories from Fat 393

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.9%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2638.8 mg110%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 28.9 g115.7%

Sugars 36.6 g

Protein 103 g205.4%

Vitamin A 538.6% Vitamin C 254.5%

Calcium 40.9% Iron 42.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fresh Mexican Chicken Salad Recipe