Recipes: Chicken Taco Rice Salad with Salsa Vinaigrette Recipe

Recipes: Chicken Taco Rice Salad with Salsa Vinaigrette Recipe

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Chicken Taco Rice Salad with Salsa Vinaigrette Recipe
  • Prep Time:10 Minutes
  • Serves:6

Looking for an easy chicken dinner, one that doesn't require turning on the oven? This recipe is for you! Chicken Taco Salad as a main dish salad is incredibly satisfying and hearty, while still being a simple meal that is perfect for leftover chicken. Top it with homemade Southwestern Salsa Vinaigrette to make the meal complete!&

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This recipe is courtesy of& Holly Clegg's& trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well To Fight Arthritis& cookbook.&


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For The Chicken Taco Rice Salad:
1 (5-ounce) package yellow rice
6 cups mixed salad greens
2 cups skinless rotisserie chicken, shredded
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup grape or cherry tomato halves
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup shredded, reduced-fat, sharp Cheddar cheese
For The Salsa Vinaigrette:
1 cup salsa
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil


For the Chicken Taco Rice Salad:
Prepare rice according to package directions. Cool; set aside
In a large bowl, combine cooled rice and all ingredients
Toss with Salsa Vinaigrette
For The Salsa Vinaigrette:
In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients

Nutritional Information

Calories 270, Carbohydrates 32g, Cholesterol 57mg, Fat 6g, Fiber 6g, Protein 22g, Saturated Fat 2g, Sodium 755mg. Daily Values: . Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.