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Southwestern Chicken Salad with a Cool Lime Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients
  Corn cobs 2 Medium
  Southwestern seasoning 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken breast 1 Medium
  White balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 2 Teaspoon
  Grainy dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 3 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Spring mix 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chop
  Tomatoes 1 Medium, quartered
  Avocado 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cubed
Directions

MAKING
1. Cut the corn off the chop and boil it in water for 2 minutes. Then, cool it down.
2. Season the chicken on all sides with the southerwestern rub mix.
3. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a hot skillet and sear the chicken on both sides until golden brown. Set aside and dice once cooled.
4. In a bowl, add the white balsamic vinegar, lime juice, grainy mustard, honey and mix while drizzling in 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
5. In a bowl, add the spring mix along with the cooled corn, cilantro, tomatoes and avocados. Add 2 tablespoons of the dressing and toss well.

SERVING
6. Plate the salad and place the diced chicken over it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Southwestern
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Searing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Chicken Breast
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 603 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g60.8%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g33%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.4 mg13.5%

Sodium 924.4 mg38.5%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 22 g43.1%

Vitamin A 84.3% Vitamin C 57.1%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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