Chicken Salad with Soy Lime Vinaigrette Recipe

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Sara March 29, 2021
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How To Make Chicken Salad with Soy Lime Vinaigrette

Savor a pleasing surprise to your favorite chicken salad that’s tossed in tastebuds awakening soy lime vinaigrette for a scrumptious dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8tbspcooking oil
  • 4corn tortillas,(6-inch), halved and cut crosswise into thin strips
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1lbchicken breats,boneless, skinless
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ½tspground cumin
  • 2tbsplime juice,(from about 1 lime)
  • tspcayenne
  • tspsoy sauce
  • 1headgreen leaf lettuce,(about ¾ lb), torn into bite-size pieces
  • cupcherry tomatoes,(about ½ lb), quartered
  • 1lime,cut into wedges, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over moderate heat. Add the tortilla strips and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes until brown and crisp. Remove the strips from the pan; drain on paper towels.

  2. Toss the hot tortilla strips with ¼ teaspoon of salt.

  3. In the same pan, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over moderate heat. Season the chicken breasts with ¼ teaspoon of salt, black pepper, and cumin and add to the pan. Cook for about 5 minutes until brown.

  4. Turn and cook for about 3 minutes more until almost done. Cover the pan, remove from the heat, and let steam for 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the pan. When the chicken breasts are cool enough to handle, cut them into ¼-inch-thick slices.

  5. Meanwhile, in a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the lime juice, cayenne, soy sauce, and ¼ teaspoon of the salt. Add the remaining oil slowly, whisking. Set aside 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette.

  6. Put the lettuce, the tomatoes, and the remaining salt into the bowl with the vinaigrette and toss. Put the salad on plates. Top with the chicken.

  7. Drizzle the reserved vinaigrette over the chicken and sprinkle the tortilla strips overall.

  8. Serve with lime wedges. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 565.73kcal
  • Fat: 46.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.22g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 25.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.15g
  • Fiber: 2.96g
  • Sugar: 2.42g
  • Protein: 23.49g
  • Cholesterol: 85.05mg
  • Sodium: 611.51mg
  • Calcium: 51.07mg
  • Potassium: 469.45mg
  • Iron: 1.89mg
  • Vitamin A: 84.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.24mg
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