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Chipotle Chicken Salad

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A super simple salad that is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
  Fresh cilantro 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped (For Dressing)
  Light sour cream 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (For Dressing)
  Chipotle chili 1 Tablespoon, minced (canned in adobo sauce - For Dressing)
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon, ground (For Dressing)
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon (For Dressing)
  Fresh lime juice 4 Teaspoon (For Dressing)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (For Dressing)
  Romaine lettuce 4 Cup (64 tbs) (torn or shredded - For Salad)
  Chicken breasts 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Salad)
  Grape tomatoes/Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), halved (For Salad)
  Avocado 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced (For Salad)
  Red onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), vertically sliced (For Salad)
  Can black beans 15 Ounce (For Salad)
  Can whole kernel corn 9 Ounce (For Salad)

1. In a bowl mix together cilantro, sour cream, chipotle chili and grounded cumin.
2. Add in chili powder, fresh lime juice and salt.
3. Keep the dressing aside.

4. In a large bowl combine lettuce and remaining ingredients.
5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat.

6. Serve immediately in a plate.

You can make this spicier if you add a spoonful of the adobo sauce from the can. You may also substitute kidney or pinto beans for the black beans, if you prefer.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 385 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.1%

Saturated Fat 3.6 g17.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.3 mg21.1%

Sodium 708.6 mg29.5%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44.1%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 32 g64.2%

Vitamin A 131.5% Vitamin C 39%

Calcium 15.3% Iron 23.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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