Refreshing Cilantro Chicken Salad for Two

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Barbara Kavorkian

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This is one of my favorite salads. I add more cilantro than is called for because I love it so much. Make a little extra dressing and keep it on hand in the fridge. Can be used for marinates, dips and of course salad dressing.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 c
    torn leaf lettuce (romaine, spring mix or spinich work great)
  • 1 c
    tomatoes cut in wedges (cherry or roma tomatoes work well)
  • 1 c
    cubed chicken (about 1 chicken breast)

How to Make Refreshing Cilantro Chicken Salad for Two

Step-by-Step

  1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid (a canning jar works best), combine the oil, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, salt and red pepper flakes. Do a dance and shake the jar well.
  2. In a bowl, combine the lettuce, chicken and tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. You can add extra cilantro if you wish on top. Refrigerate any excess dressing. I have also used some of this to marinate the chicken in a separate bowl or container prior to cooking. Turned out very well.

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