← Back to Search Results
American, Southwestern
Chicken Rice Salad with Lime Cream Dressing

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Here green chiles supply the capsaicin or spiciness. Green chiles are merely unripe red chiles and possess the same measure of capsaicin as though they were red, ripe chiles. This quick to make main dish salad, complements of convenience or deli ingredients, is a quick and healthy, spicy entree for lunch or dinner.

Yield: 4 servings
Cooking time: 10 To 12 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 6-ounce package southwestern-flavored rice mix
  • ¾ pound boneless, skinless deli chicken, diced
  • 1 4-ounce can diced green chiles
  • ¼ cup Jalapeño Lime Cream Dressing
  • Optional garnishes: ¼ cup ripe olives, sliced; 1 head of red or green leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces

Directions

Cook the rice according to package directions. Set aside to cool.

Place the chicken, chiles, pepper, and rice in a large bowl and toss with the salad dressing. Add the olives, if desired. To serve, divide the salad among 4 plates, on top of the lettuce, if using.

  , 


© 2006 Jane Butel

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information does not include optional garnishes or Lime Cream Dressing. For nutritional information on Lime Cream Dressing, please follow the link above.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

294kcal (15%)
20mg (2%)
10mg (16%)
12mcg RAE (0%)
224mg
19mg
26g
1g
63mg (21%)
2g (8%)
6g (10%)
1g
32g
609mg (25%)
1mg (8%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
the-vegetable-dishes-i-cant-live-without The Vegetable Dishes I Can'...
by Mollie Katzen, Greg Atkinson
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
david-burkes-new-american-classics David Burke's New American ...
by David Burke, Judith Choate
the-new-basics-cookbook The New Basics Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins, Julee Rosso
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
julias-kitchen-wisdom Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
by Julia Child
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?