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Healthy Recipes: Mexican Chicken Salad + Cumin Vinaigrette

by Health News

Healthy Recipes: Mexican Chicken Salad + Cumin VinaigretteThis salad is loaded with “good” fat (a whopping 16 grams of healthy monounsaturated fat!) and taste great on its own or with a side of pita chips.
 

Ingredients

  • 1 cooked chicken breast, cut into 1" strips
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 6 cups assorted baby greens
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup Jicama chopped
  • 6 tomatillos, halved
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Cumin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes

Serves: 4
 

Directions
Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a bowl and whisk thoroughly. Set aside. Arrange greens and other vegetables on individual serving plates and top with chicken. Drizzle dressing over the entire salad. Garnish with tomatoes and tomatillos.
 

Nutritional Information
Calories 345
Calories from Fat 214
Total Fat 24g
Saturated Fat 4g
Mono Fat 16g
Cholesterol 37mg
Sodium 52mg
Total Carbs 20g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Protein 17g


 

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