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Chicken Taco Salad - Easy Dinner Idea

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I love chicken taco salad! It's so easy and quick to whip up! I make this a lot in the summer time and it makes a perfect weekday dinner or lunch!
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 3 Large, cubed
  Red onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), diced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
For taco spice blend
  Chili powder 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon
For topping
  Tortilla chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Colby-monterey jack cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Lettuce leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Tomatoes 1 , diced
  Black olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (as required)
  Salsa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
27 Minutes
For the summer season, a light chicken salad is beautiful and perfect. Try Monique's simple and delicious Chicken Taco salad. This version could be a sure fire hit with children too due to the filling nature and wonderful crunchy texture.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 501 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.8%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 99.5 mg33.2%

Sodium 969.5 mg40.4%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.6%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 39 g77.4%

Vitamin A 55.2% Vitamin C 24.6%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 19.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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