Mexican Chicken Salad

Beverley Williams


My husband Mike came up with this yummy salad.


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20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 (12 oz.) can(s)
    chicken. don't drain
  • 12 (6 inch
    flour tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp
    picante sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 medium
    tomato, diced
  • 2 c
    shredded green leaf lettuce
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion, diced
  • 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tbsp

How to Make Mexican Chicken Salad


  1. Cut tortillas into 1/2 inch strips.
  2. Heat oil in skillet until hot but not smoking.
  3. Fry tortilla strips until crisp and golden. Drain on a paper towel lined plate.
  4. Mix together chicken, onion, parsley, tomato and picante sauce.
  5. Place in skillet and heat through.
  6. To assemble: Place 1/4 of the tortilla strips on a plate.
  7. Cover with 1/2 c lettuce.
  8. Top that with 1/4 of the chicken mixture.
  9. Sprinkle with 1/8 cup cheese.

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About Mexican Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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