Chicken Fajita Salad Recipe

Grilled Fiesta Party chicken, peppers and onions served over a salad with a creamy non-dairy Fiesta Party dressing.
  • Ready in: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 2 hours
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  • Servings: 6

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ingredients

  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1-2 red and/or green bell peppers, cut into 3 sections, seeds removed
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced ½-inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons Avocado Oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk of choice (almond, cashew, coconut)
  • ½ ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 18 ounces chopped Romaine lettuce
  • Fajita toppings such as chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado or guacamole, chopped onion, salsa, black olives

cooking methods

  • Grill

directions

  1. In a gallon freezer bag, combine first 5 ingredients and 2-3 teaspoons Fiesta Party Seasoning. Seal well; toss to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours or up to overnight.
  2. Using an immersion blender or blender, purée avocado, milk, cilantro and remaining ¼-½ teaspoon Fiesta Party Seasoning to desired consistency. Transfer to a storage container. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Prepare grill to medium heat. Remove chicken, peppers and onions from marinade. Discard bag with marinade. Place chicken, peppers and onion on grill. Grill, turning once, until veggies are desired doneness and chicken reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 10-12 minutes. Remove from grill; slice chicken and veggies.
  4. Divide lettuce among 6 dinner plates. Top with chicken, peppers, onions, avocado dressing and desired fajita toppings.

Makes 6 servings.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

Wine Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc

Nutrition per Serving: (does not include toppings) Calories: 240 Total Fat: 10g Sat. Fat: 1.5g Cholest: 85mg Sodium: 290mg Carbs: 9g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 4g Protein: 28g

Always check the labels of ingredients in recipes to confirm they are gluten-free, and ensure your space is free from other possible sources of gluten. Since ingredient formulas can change and vary among other brands, Tastefully Simple cannot ensure that prepared recipes will be gluten-free.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious We LOVED it!!! Eating low carb and this dish did not disappoint. It was delicious.
Date published: 2020-05-14
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