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chicken taco salad
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5 from 4 votes

Chicken Taco Salad

Servings: 4
Calories: 725kcal


  • 3 cups cooked roast chicken chopped into bigger pieces
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cobs corn grilled and shaved
  • 1 head green lettuce large and rough chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced thin
  • 1 cup cheese, grated mixed cheddar and montery jack
  • 2 avocados, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro rough chopped
  • 1 cup dressing


  • Mix chicken with taco seasoning, season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in sauce pan over medium high heat and add chicken. Saute 5-10 minutes, mixing occasionally. Remove from heat and put into serving bowl.
  • Add all ingredients into individual bowls and set on table with spoons.
  • Put out dressing, plates, forks and let everyone create their own chicken taco salad.


To make dressing: Mix together 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 2 tsp fresh lime juice, 1/2 tsp. cumin, 1 tbsp taco seasoning, 1 tsp. chipotle in adobo, 2 tbsp chopped cilantro if you like (sub parsley) and a pinch of salt and pepper.
Another option: use ranch dressing


Calories: 725kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Monounsaturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 836mg | Potassium: 1107mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 7875IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 3mg