Santa Fe Salad Recipe (Cheesecake Factory Copycat)

Santa Fe Salad Recipe (Cheesecake Factory Copycat)

How To Make Santa Fe Salad (Cheesecake Factory Copycat)

Missing Cheesecake Factory’s Santa Fe salad? This copycat recipe recreates it using chicken breast, tortilla, & Southwestern dressing for a flavorful bite.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 4chicken breasts,(6 oz each) boneless, skinless
  • salt and black pepper,to taste
  • 4corn on the cob,whole, husks removed
  • 4corn tortilla,cut into thin strips
  • 1lbRomaine lettuce,sliced thin
  • ½lbblack beans,cooked, rinsed, drained well
  • 2cupsSouthwestern Dressing
  • ½cupSpicy Peanut Sauce
  • 4ozMonterey Jack Cheese,grated
  • 4ozRoma Tomatoes,diced
  • ½ozcilantro leaves


  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Place the chicken breasts onto the broiler and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until done, hot, juicy, and tender. Slice the chicken into thin strips.

  2. Place the corn onto the broiler and cook until they are lightly grilled all over. Cut the corn kernels off of the cob.

  3. Fry the tortilla strips until they are very crispy.

  4. Place the chicken, corn, tortilla strips, lettuce, and black beans, into a large mixing bowl. Add the Southwestern Dressing and Spicy Peanut Sauce into the mixing bowl.

  5. Toss all of the ingredients together.

  6. Place equal portions of the salad mixture onto the serving dishes.

  7. Sprinkle a little grated jack cheese, diced tomatoes, and cilantro leaves over each salad.

  8. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 860.39kcal
  • Fat: 33.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 79.32g
  • Fiber: 16.24g
  • Sugar: 16.22g
  • Protein: 64.34g
  • Cholesterol: 136.59mg
  • Sodium: 1320.96mg
  • Calcium: 380.25mg
  • Potassium: 2039.68mg
  • Iron: 6.90mg
  • Vitamin A: 625.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.31mg
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