Fiesta Chicken Taco Salad

French dressing, salsa and taco seasoning meld to make a chunky, flavor-packed dressing for this lettuce and chicken strip salad.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Dressing

2/3
cup French dressing
2/3
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)

Salad

1
bag (10 oz) chopped romaine lettuce (about 9 cups)
1
package (9 oz) frozen cooked chicken breast strips, thawed
2
cups (4 oz) crushed taco-flavored tortilla chips
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
2
medium tomatoes, cut into wedges or diced
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1/2
cup sour cream
Taco-flavored tortilla chips, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients; blend well.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix lettuce, chicken, crushed tortilla chips, cheese, tomatoes and olives.
  • 3 Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • 4 Divide salad evenly among individual serving plates; top each with a dollop of sour cream. Arrange tortilla chips around edge of each plate.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    640
    (
    Calories from Fat
    360),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    40g
    40%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    1590mg
    1590%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    80%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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