Southwest Chicken Salad

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.

Serves: Makes 6 servings.
5 mins Prep time 14 mins Cook time
5 mins Prep time
14 mins Cook time
  • 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.

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

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

  • Cut chicken into thin slices. Divide salad greens evenly among serving plates. Top with sliced chicken. Serve with assorted toppings, if desired.

Cooking tip

Try also with McCormick® 30% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix, Mild Taco Seasoning Mix, 30% Less Sodium Mild Taco Seasoning Mix or Chicken Taco Seasoning Mix.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with assorted toppings, such as salsa, sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese and sliced black olives.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 433Calories: 433Cholesterol: 108mg
  • Sodium: 844mgProtein: 37g
  • Total Fat: 27gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 9g