Southwest Summer Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Southwest Summer Salad Recipe
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Southwest Summer Salad

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"I got this wonderful recipe from a friend several years ago. It's a great main dish salad for hot weather. I usually double it for my family so we can eat the leftovers for lunch the next day."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Combine rice, chicken, tomato, cilantro, green onions, and avocado together in a bowl.
  2. Whisk canola oil, lime juice, lime zest, garlic, jalapeno pepper, salt, oregano, cumin, and chili powder together in a bowl; pour over rice mixture and toss to coat. Chill in refrigerator, about 1 hour.
  3. Place lettuce in a serving bowl; top with rice mixture.
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Nov 17, 2013

Delicious! I cut down on the oil and added black beans and it was still wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

 
Jul 22, 2014

I followed the recipe exact only leaving out the avocado (I am sorry, I just do not like it). I did use BROWN rice and fresh lime juice. This salad was AMAZING. No leftovers, we ate every single bit of this salad.

 

4 Ratings

Aug 02, 2014

Wow! Burst of flavor and healthy too!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 509 kcal
  • 25%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 29.1 g
  • 45%
  • Fiber
  • 7.9 g
  • 32%
  • Protein
  • 25.6 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 662 mg
  • 26%

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

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