Simple Southwestern Chicken Salad Recipe -
Simple Southwestern Chicken Salad Recipe

Simple Southwestern Chicken Salad

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"A Southwestern variation I came up with for a little more zest! Serve for sandwiches, or on lettuce."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the chicken, mayonnaise, celery, cilantro and seasoning mix. Mix well.
  2. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 03, 2003

I made this for lunch today, great recipe. Very easy and tasty! I used half a packet of taco seasoning (a whole packet just looked like too much), added some chopped green onion and some shredded cheddar cheese in with the mix. Spread some on tortillas and top with lettuce...mmm good!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 03, 2003

This recipe tasted great as soon as I made it. It doesn't last long at all in the fridge!


109 Ratings

Dec 03, 2003

This recipe is very easy & tastes great. I wrapped it in flour tortillas with lettuce & cheese. I liked this better than regular chicken salad.

Jan 02, 2007

I liked this recipe. It's fast and easy to make. I used green onions as well. I also added tumeric and paprika for color. It may sound strange, but I also put about 1tsp of lemon juice because it seemed like it was "missing something". The lemon juice blended well and brightened the flavor.

Mar 31, 2007

Good!!!!!I would for sure cut back on the taco seasoning,its over powering.

Dec 03, 2003

very easy and good. I used scallions instead of celery.

Dec 28, 2009

I mashed avacado and combined it with diced tomatoe and added the cilantro. Added this mixture to the cubed chicken added low fat mayo, celery, half of th taco mix and a alittle lemon jiuce. Served it on a tostado with shredded cheddar cheese on top and it was very tasty!

Feb 15, 2006

Fantastic! I made this and used Taco Seasoning I from this site and reduced the salt by half. Huge raves over this chix salad!


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  • Calories
  • 845 kcal
  • 42%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.7 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 114 mg
  • 38%
  • Fat
  • 73.7 g
  • 113%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Sodium
  • 1584 mg
  • 63%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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