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Mexican chicken salad

🍳 25 min

πŸ”₯ 488 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova

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Mexican chicken salad

42 g

Proteins

44 g

Carbs

24 g

Fats

Servings

Maybe you've got many favorite chicken salad recipes, but we assure you that the Mexican chicken salad will stay forever in your heart. It has a lot of winning points. For example, all ingredients are appropriate to be included in a weight-loss meal plan. Avocado, parsley, onions, and corn are rich in fiber, which helps digestion and fills you up, so you don't feel hungry for a long time.Β 

Secondly, you can cook it as a side dish at BBQs or as an entree on a busy night after a busy working day. Thirdly, the salad is well stored in a fridge. So if there are any leftovers, serve them for the next meal time, assembling and tossing the salad. Just try it once, and you will see how superb the combination of textures and flavors is here!

Essential ingredients

  • Chicken breast

    100 g

  • Olive oil

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Avocado

    70 g (Β½ pieces)

  • Lime juice

    5 g (1 tsp)

  • Parsley

    3 g (1 tsp)

  • Lettuce

    50 g (1 cup)

  • Black beans

    40 g (ΒΌ cup)

  • Canned corn

    40 g (1ΒΌ cup)

  • Shallot

    40 g (1 pieces)

Ingredients to taste

Garlic powder, Smoked paprika, Salt, Black pepper, Oregano

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Put chicken breast into a skillet and bring water to a boilβ€”Cook for about 15 minutes or until no longer pink. Then shred into small pieces.

  2. 2

    Now make the dressing, putting lime juice, olive oil, a minced claw of garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.

  3. 3

    Mix chopped avocado, previously boiled black beans (or you can take canned ones), canned corn, and cut shallot. Place lettuce in a bowl and toss everything well.

  4. 4

    Add shredded chicken there. Sprinkle the avocado dressing and decorate with fresh chopped parsley.

Weight Loss Tips

  • Do not overcook the chicken to avoid healthy nutrients evaporating. Besides, the meat will come out dry and rubbery.

  • If you are looking for a low-calorie chicken, choose a small and young bird that does not yet have a fatty layer.

  • Spices can make your food taste better, containing only a few calories.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method

    Boiling

  • Recipe category

    Lunch, Chicken

  • Recipe cuisine

    Mexican

  • Tools

    Cutting board, Skillet, Blender, Bowl

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