Main Dishes

Southwest Chicken Salad Tacos

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Crispy taco shells filled with a southwest flavored chicken salad makes a great summer meal.

4
4 cups of cooked chicken (4 chicken breasts or 1 whole chicken)
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp cayenne (add more to taste)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1 small jar roasted red pepper, chopped
2-3 green onions, chopped
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped (about 1/3 cup?)
4-8 taco shells (depending on how much salad you put in each)
shredded cheddar or Monterey jack cheese
Combine mayonnaise and spices until mixed. Stir chicken, red pepper, green onions and cilantro in a large bowl. Add mayonnaise mixture until well combined. For best flavor, cover and refrigerate at least 30...
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Nutritions

Calories
1916

Sodium
915mg
38% DV

Fat
99g
152% DV

Protein
185g
371% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
14g
57% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV