Healthy Recipes: Mexican Chicken Salad + Cumin Vinaigrette

by Health News

This 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.

Healthy Recipes: Mexican Chicken Salad + Cumin Vinaigrette


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


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

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