Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad
Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Mexican Chicken and Rice Salad - a fresh summer salad loaded with black beans, chicken, corn and rice. Totally addicting and makes the perfect dinner for a busy weeknight.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 lb chicken breasts (skinless and boneless, cut into small pieces)
    • 3 tbsp taco seasoning
    • 1 cup frozen corn
    • 1 1/2 cups rice (cooked (I used basmati))
    • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (chopped)
    • 1 cup black beans
    • 6 green onions (chopped)
    • 1 cup queso duro (shredded)
    • 1/2 cup cilantro (chopped)
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
    • 1 tbsp lime juice (freshly squeezed)
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 avocado (optional)
    • 1/4 tsp salt (or ot taste)
    • 1/2 tsp pepper (or to taste)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 446 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 28.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.29%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 23 mg 7.7%
    • Sodium: 710 mg 29.59%
    • Calcium: 172 mg 17.22%
    • Potassium: 305 mg 8.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 57 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 19.01%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 12.6%
    • Vitamin C 18.29%
    • Vitamin D 1.21%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq