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Tex Mex Chicken Salad

Delicious Tex Mex salad with chicken, tortilla strips, and a homemade taco dressing.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword tex mex, tex mex salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 370kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/4 C white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Salad

  • 2 C cooked chicken cubed
  • 6 C lettuce romaine and spring mix
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 1 Can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/2 C cheddar cheese grated
  • tortilla strips for garnish

Instructions

Dressing

  • Combine all the ingredients and stir to mix.
  • Set aside until ready to serve

Salad

  • Combine all ingredients except for chips.
  • Toss with dressing.
  • Garnish with chips.

Nutrition

Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1155IU | Vitamin C: 14.9mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 1.8mg