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Chicken Salad Picante

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Breasts, chicken, halves,
  • -- broiler/fryer, boned,
  • -- skinned
  • 1/2 c Dressing, bottled, ranch,
  • -- fat free
  • 2 tb Sauce, picante
  • 1 ts Chili powder, divided
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Oil, vegetable
  • 4 c Greens, salad, mixed
  • -- torn into bite-sized
  • -- pieces
  • 1 md Avocado, peeled, halved,
  • -- pitted, cut into hori-
  • -- zontal slices
  • 1 md Onion, red, thinly sliced
  • -- into rings
  • 2 md Tomatoes, cut in 8 wedges
  • -- each
  • 2 tb Cilantro, chopped, OR
  • 2 tb Parsley, chopped


In a small bowl, mix together salad dressing, picante sauce, and
a 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder; set aside.

Mix the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder with the salt and
sprinkle the mixture over the chicken.

Heat the oil to a medium-high temperature in a fry pan. Add
chicken and cook, turning, about 8 minutes or until brown and fork

Remove the chicken to a cutting board and cut horizontally into
1/2-inch slices.

Place one-fourth of the lettuce on each of four serving plates.
On each plate, arrange one sliced chicken breast half over the

Place avocado, onion, and tomatoes around the chicken. Drizzle 2
tablespoons of dressing over each salad. Sprinkle salad with cilantro
or parsley, if desired.

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