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Creamy Mexican Chicken Salad

creamy mexican chicken salad
  • (1/3 cup) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • (2/3 cup) light sour cream
  • (1 Tbsp.) chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce, minced
  • (1 tsp.) ground cumin
  • (1 tsp.) chili powder
  • (4 tsp.) fresh lime juice
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (4 cups) romaine lettuce, shredded
  • (2 cups) roasted boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped
  • (1 cup) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • (1/2 cup) avocado, peeled and diced
  • (1/3 cup) red onion, thinly sliced
  • (15 oz. can) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • (8 3/4 oz. can) no-salt-added whole-kernel corn, rinsed and drained

Creamy Mexican Chicken Salad

A chunky chicken salad with mexican flavors of cilantro, chipotle, black beans and corn.

Preparation Time
About 25 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking required


  1. 1In a large bowl, stir together cilantro, sour cream, chipotle chile, ground cumin, chili powder, lime juice and salt. Add remaining ingredients, toss to combine. Serve at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 1/2 cups

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 249
  • Total Fat 8.2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 25.1 g
  • Protein 23.3 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 650 mg
  • Fiber 7 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Salads with Poultry

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.