Chipotle Chicken Salad

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Aug. 20, 2012

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
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
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

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 385Calories from Fat 93

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 708 mg29.5%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet