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Grilled Chipotle Chicken Salad - Oven grilled chicken seasoned with chipotle powder and tossed with all your favorite southwestern fixings. An incredibly delicious salad with a bite! Get the recipe on diethood.com

Grilled Chipotle Chicken Salad

Oven grilled chicken seasoned with chipotle powder and tossed with all your favorite southwestern fixings. An incredibly delicious salad with a bite!

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Course Salad
Cuisine American/Southwest
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 serves
Calories 304 kcal
Author Katerina

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounces each) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups salad greens
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 avocado , diced
  • 2 to 3 fresh tomatoes , chopped
  • 1 cup low fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • Click Here for a variety of Homemade Salad Dressings

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Pound chicken breasts to an even thickness; do not pound thin.
  3. In a large ziploc bag, combine chipotle powder, cumin, salt and chicken; close bag and using your hands, massage the seasonings around the chicken pieces. Let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Grease a grill pan with cooking spray and set it over medium-high heat.
  5. Add chicken pieces and cook for 4 minutes; flip, and continue to cook for 2 more minutes, or until lightly browned.
  6. Place grill pan in the oven and cook for 18 to 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  7. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  8. In the meantime, prepare the salad.
  9. In a large salad bowl, toss together salad greens, corn kernels, diced avocados and chopped tomatoes.
  10. Cut up the chicken and layer it on top of salad.
  11. Sprinkle with cheese.
  12. Toss with your favorite b][salad dressing[/b].
  13. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Chipotle Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 710mg30%
Potassium 864mg25%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 1230IU25%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 141mg14%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.