x
× Recipes cards
x
Taco Chicken Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Taco Chicken Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Delicious taco flavors for a salad that can easily adapt for meal prep.
2 servings
Prep: 10 Min
  –  
Cook: 10 Min

Taco Chicken Salad – Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe. Delicious taco flavors find they way into this gluten-free and paleo-friendly salad that can easily adapt for meal prep. Out of this world delicious!

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Ingredients list for the chicken taco salad

Chicken

Cilantro Sauce

  • 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt (or sour cream, or mayo)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jalapeno, optional
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Salad:

  • 2 heads of Romaine lettuce, trimmed, rinsed and roughly chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • Fresh cracked pepper, to taste

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Taco Chicken Salad - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.

Directions

Chicken:
1. Add the chicken, garlic, olive oil, and taco spices in a large bowl or ziplock bag. Place in fridge and let marinate for at least 15-30 minutes or up to 24 hours.

2. Drain chicken from marinade and discard marinade. Place chicken on a grill or pan heated to medium-high heat. Cook until chicken is no longer pink in the inside, about 9-10 minutes per side – or until it has reached an internal temperature of 165ºF (74ºC).

3. Allow to rest for a couple of minutes, then cut into cubes.

Cilantro sauce:
1. Combine cilantro, Greek yogurt, olive oil, jalapeño, garlic, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. Transfer to a glass jar or a bowl and keep refrigerated until serving.

Salad:
1. When ready to serve, in a large salad bowl, combine chopped romaine lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, red onion, and cooked chicken. Drizzle with the cilantro sauce and toss well to combine. Adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Like us on Facebook!
Taco Chicken Salad - #salad #recipe #eatwell101 - Bursting with tender, juicy chicken, this healthy salad is the perfect switch up from your classic chicken salad recipe.
Wholesome and delicious meals to brighten your life.

Home - About - FAQ - Contact - Press - Advertise - Legal - Privacy Policy - Photo & Recipe Sharing Policy - Nutrition Disclaimer

Copyright © 2011 - 2019 Eatwell101, a Reach Media Inc. company - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

USE OF AND/OR REGISTRATION ON ANY PORTION OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF OUR USER AGREEMENT (updated 09/12/2018) AND PRIVACY POLICY (updated 09/12/2018).

THE MATERIAL ON THIS SITE MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED, DISTRIBUTED, TRANSMITTED, CACHED OR OTHERWISE USED, EXCEPT WITH THE PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION OF REACH MEDIA INC.

x