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Buffalo Chicken Salad Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Buffalo Chicken Salad Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 10
Frozen chicken breast strips make quick work of this new taco twist.
Updated January 5, 2011
Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Annette Riva
Berwyn, Illinois

Ingredients

Salsa

  • 2 cups chopped plum (Roma) tomatoes (6 medium)
  • 1 jalapeño chile, seeded, finely diced (2 tablespoons)
  • 3/4 cup pineapple ice cream topping
  • Salt and pepper to taste, if desired

Tacos

  • 2 boxes (4.7 oz each) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff® taco shells (10 shells each)
  • 1 package (28 oz) frozen buffalo-style breaded chicken breast strips
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup pineapple ice cream topping
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (3 oz)
  • 1 bag (6.5 oz) sweet butter lettuce or 1 head each red and green butter leaf lettuce

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. In medium bowl, mix salsa ingredients (salsa will be juicy). Set aside.
  • 2
    Heat taco shells in oven as directed on box.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, microwave chicken as directed on package. In large bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, 1/4 cup pineapple topping, the celery, onions and 1/4 cup of the cheese. Cut chicken into small bite-size pieces; add to mixture in bowl. Toss gently, coating chicken completely.
  • 4
    To assemble tacos, divide lettuce among taco shells. Top lettuce in each shell with about 1 teaspoon salsa and 1/4 cup chicken filling. Top with remaining salsa and 1/2 cup blue cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
260
Total Fat
29g
44%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
1130mg
47%
Potassium
260mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
5g
18%
Sugars
21g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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