Southwest Chicken Salad Recipe

Using McCormick® Taco Seasoning in a marinade is a great way to infuse chicken with a Southwestern flavor. Sliced chicken over a bed of lettuce makes a delectably light dinner.
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  • 1 package McCormick® Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 8 cups salad greens
  • Assorted toppings. such as salsa, sour cream, shedded Cheddar cheese and sliced black olives (optional)
5 mins
10 mins
1. Mix Seasoning Mix, oil, lemon juice and water in small bowl. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add marinade; turn to coat well.

2. Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor. Remove chicken from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.

3. Broil or grill over medium-high heat 6 to 7 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through, turning frequently.

4. Cut chicken into thin slices. Divide salad greens evenly among serving plates. Top with sliced chicken. Serve with assorted toppings, if desired.Test Kitchen Tip: Try also with McCormick® 30% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix, Mild Taco Seasoning Mix, or 30% Less Sodium Mild Taco Seasoning Mix.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 433 Calories
Fat: 27 Grams
Protein: 37 Grams
Cholesterol: 108 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 9 Grams
Sodium: 844 Milligrams
Fiber: 0 Grams

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