Taco-Seasoned Chicken Salad with Crispy Tortilla Topping

Enjoy a twist on traditional chicken salad in a recipe featuring fresh Mexican flavors and crisp tortilla strips.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
4
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (from 10.5-oz package), cut into thin strips
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1/4
cup water
4
cups mixed salad greens
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
small onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1/4
cup ranch dressing
1
cup shredded cheese (4 oz)
Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add tortilla strips; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp and golden brown. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 To same skillet, add remaining tablespoon oil and the chicken; cook and stir over medium-high heat until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in taco seasoning and water; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, gently toss salad greens, tomato, onion, beans and dressing. Spoon salad mixture onto individual serving plates.
  • 4 Arrange chicken over salad; sprinkle with cheese and tortilla strips. Serve with salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    640
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    1740mg
    1740%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    52g
    52%
    (Dietary Fiber
    9g
    9%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    45g
    45%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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