Flashback Friday means I am featuring one of my FAVORITE recipes from the archives of this blog. This delicious Mexican Chicken Salad comes from a post last June that had me cracking up, entitled: Pillow Wars.
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This is a FANTASTIC Mexican salad with a killer homemade Chili Lime dressing and colorful pico-de-gallo that will make you say “Mmmmm” with each and EVERY bite.
Oh my stinkin’ word, #1 best salad EVERRRRRR!!!!!
Now, it looks like a lot of ingredients, but don’t be alarmed, it comes together easily and you can do everything in advance if that helps! Trust me, it is WORTH it! Did I already say, MMmmmm?
- FOR THE CHILI-LIME DRESSING:
- 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice (about 2 Small Limes)
- 1 teaspoon Grated Lime Zest
- 1 teaspoon Chopped Garlic
- ½ teaspoons Chili Powder
- ½ teaspoons Salt
- ¼ teaspoons Ground Pepper
- ¼ teaspoons Cumin
- ⅓ cups Olive Oil
- FOR THE PICO DE GALLO:
- 1 whole Red Pepper, Diced
- 1 whole Yellow Pepper, Diced
- ½ whole Red Onion, Diced
- ⅓ cups Fresh Cilantro, Snipped
- 1 can Corn, Drained (15 Ounce Can)
- 1 can Black Beans, Drained And Rinsed (15 Ounce Can)
- 1 whole Large Tomato, Diced
- FOR THE SALAD:
- 8 cups Mixed Greens Of Your Choice
- 4 whole Grilled Seasoned Chicken Breasts, Cubed
- 1 whole Hass Avocado, Mashed
- 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
- Mexican Cheese To Taste
- Your Favorite Ranch Dressing
- Crunchy Tortilla Strips (found Them By The Croutons)
Combine all of the dressing ingredients and mix well.
To assemble salad: place mixed greens on each plate, add a generous helping of pico, some grilled chicken cubes and cheese. Add a dollop of mashed avocado (mix the avocado with the lime juice and some salt, to taste) to the top of each salad.
Drizzle with mostly ranch dressing and a small amount of the lime dressing. Top with tortilla strips.
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