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Santa Fe Chicken Salad - a simple, refreshing salad recipe that's perfect for summer! via www.thirtyhandmadedays.com
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Santa Fe Chicken Salad

Light and delicious Santa Fe Chicken Salad is the perfect easy dinner idea!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
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Total Time22 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Santa Fe Chicken Salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 623kcal
Author: Mique Provost


  • 4 breasts of chicken cooked then sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 head romaine lettuce chopped small
  • 1 15- ounce can of black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 ear of corn cut off kernels (can use frozen or can corn)
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 1 avocado diced
  • ½ cup red onion chopped fine
  • ¼ cup jack cheese
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese
  • ¼ small jicama diced
  • Lemon-pepper
  • crushed tortilla chips
  • cucumbers optional
  • Buttermilk Dressing


  • Pound the chicken with a meat tenderizer.
  • In a skillet, heat the oil.
  • Add the chicken and sprinkle generously with lemon-pepper.
  • Cook each side about 7 minutes or until done.
  • Remove from pan to cool. Slice the chicken.
  • Prepare all ingredients and toss the salad.
  • Don’t add the salad dressing until ready to serve.
  • Buttermilk Dressing
  • Buttermilk Salsa Dressing
  • In a blender mix one envelope of ranch dressing with the required amount of mayonnaise and milk. Then add fresh deli salsa to taste.


Calories: 623kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 1724mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 23.6mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 4.1mg