Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Serves 4 to 6

Secret Ingredient: Rotisserie Chicken

Create a delicious twist on perennial crowd-pleaser chicken salad by using rotisserie chicken and canned chipotles. Serve on a bed of crisp lettuce. To learn how to make this recipe, watch the Secret Ingredient cooking show.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 rotisserie chicken
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 large red onion, diced
  • 2 green onions, white and light green parts, thinly sliced on the bias
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup canned chipotles in adobo sauce, puréed or finely chopped, more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • pinch ground black pepper
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Method: 

Pull chicken meat into shreds with your fingers, discarding skin and bones. You should have about 4 cups of chicken. Combine chicken, bell pepper, red onion, green onion and cilantro in a large bowl.

Stir mayonnaise, chipotles, lime juice, salt and pepper together in a small bowl. Combine with chicken and vegetables. Taste and adjust seasoning, adding additional chopped chipotles if desired. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:360 calories (200 from fat), 22g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 90mg cholesterol, 410mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 31g protein
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