Chicken Taco Salad Recipe

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Chicken Taco Salad Recipe

Rethink how you eat your tacos. Get rid of the boring taco shell and make your next taco, a salad! This fresh and savory recipe is easy to make, even on the busiest of days!

How To Make Chicken Taco Salad

A wonderful recipe for tasty and satisfying bowl of chicken taco salad all in under an hour! This hearty dish would surely satisfy those cravings for Mexican take-out.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • 6 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken breast, diced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • cup rice
  • 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can red beans, drained
  • 1 green onion, diced
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced (optional)
  • 3 limes, cut in half
  • 1 cup Queso Chihuahua , or Kraft Mexican 4 Cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream


  1. In a medium pan, heat the olive oil.
  2. Add the chicken with salt and pepper to taste and sauté until golden brown.
  3. Take off of flame and place in a bowl to cool while you prepare the salad.
  4. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients except for the sour cream and limes.
  5. Squeeze 2 limes into the salad and mix again, adding the additional if necessary.
  6. Top with sour cream.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 194mg
  • Calories: 435kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 52g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 651mg
  • Protein: 26g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 313mg
  • Vitamin A: 4593IU
  • Vitamin C: 21mg
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