Fajita Chicken Salad

Looking for a Spanish dinner? Enjoy tender chicken breasts cooked in chili powder, pepper and cumin served over flavorful lettuce salad, topped with tortilla strips. Ready in 30 minutes!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
(8-inch) flour tortillas

SALAD

1
tablespoon oil
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1
teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder
4
cups shredded leaf lettuce

CHICKEN

2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced
1
small onion, cut into thin wedges
1
red or green bell pepper, cut into 1x1/4x1/4-inch strips
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1/4
teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut tortillas into 1/4-inch strips; cut strips into 2-inch pieces. Place in single layer on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all salad ingredients except lettuce; shake well. In medium bowl, combine lettuce and dressing; toss gently to coat. Arrange on 4 individual plates.
  • 3 Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add all chicken ingredients; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Place 1/4 of warm chicken mixture on each salad; top with tortilla strips.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    135mg
    135%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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