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Chili Lime Chicken Salad

A bed of fresh shredded lettuce with little cubes of roma tomato, a deliciously succulent Chili Lime Chicken Breast, some avocado, topped with a sprinkle of cotija cheese and a drizzle of cilantro sour cream is all it takes to make our Chili Lime Chicken Salad.

Ingredients to Make Chili Lime Chicken Salad:

  • chicken breasts
  • lettuce
  • roma tomatoes
  • avocado
  • lime
  • crumbled cotija cheese
  • chili powder
  • ground coriander
  • sour cream
  • fresh cilantro

How to Make Chili Lime Chicken Salad:

  1. Season the chicken with the chili powder, ground coriander, salt and pepper. Ensure that the chicken is coated well with the spices.
  2. Add some lard to a medium hot pan and cook the chicken breasts about 2-3 minutes per side (depending on the thickness). Once the chicken is cooked, squeeze 3 of the 4 lime wedges over the chicken and cut into strips.
  3. While the chicken cooks, mash the avocado with a fork and squeeze the remaining lime wedge over it. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Mix the sour cream and the cilantro.
  5. Assemble the salad: divide the lettuce, tomato, avocado ,and sour cream into two bowls. Top with chicken and sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese. Stir it all together and enjoy!

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Chili Lime Chicken Salad

A bed of fresh shredded lettuce with little cubes of roma tomato, a deliciously succulent Chili Lime Chicken Breast, some avocado, topped with a sprinkle of cotija cheese and a drizzle of cilantro sour cream is all it takes to make our Chili Lime Chicken Salad.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Serving Size 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 cups lettuce, chopped
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • ¼ cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  • Season the chicken with the chili powder, ground coriander, salt and pepper. Ensure that the chicken is coated well with the spices.
  • Add some lard to a medium hot pan and cook the chicken breasts about 2-3 minutes per side (depending on the thickness). Once the chicken is cooked, squeeze 3 of the 4 lime wedges over the chicken and cut into strips.
  • While the chicken cooks, mash the avocado with a fork and squeeze the remaining lime wedge over it. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Mix the sour cream and the cilantro.
  • Assemble the salad: divide the lettuce, tomato, avocado ,and sour cream into two bowls. Top with chicken and sprinkle with the mozzarella cheese. Stir it all together and enjoy!

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