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Chicken Fajita Salad Recipe

Fresh romaine, corn, olives, chicken, tomatoes, red onions and peppers make it hearty enough for a main dish, but light enough that it's still healthy and ready in 20 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: chicken fajita salad, chicken salad, fajita salad, loaded salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 156kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced chicken
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • ½ red onion diced
  • ½ (1.25 ounce) pkg taco seasoning
  • 1 bunch fresh romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup corn
  • ½ cup sliced olives
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • Low Fat Chipotle Southwest Dressing or Low Fat Chipotle Ranch Dressing (for topping)

Instructions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in olive oil.
  • Add in peppers and onion until they start to get a little bit tender (you don't want mushy peppers on your salad).
  • Remove from heat and stir in taco seasoning.
  • In a large bowl, combine lettuce, corn, olives, and tomatoes. Add in the chicken and peppers.
  • Serve with Chipotle dressing.

Notes

*Serving suggestion: top with crunchy tortilla strips

Nutrition

Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1031IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg