Tex Mex Chicken Salad

Tex Mex Chicken Salad Recipe
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Serves: 4
  • 2 oz. organic cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 -8oz. breasts pasture-raised chicken
  • ¼ tsp, freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp, organic sour cream
  • 1 medium organic tomato, diced
  • ¼ tsp, organic chili powder
  • ½ tsp, Celtic sea salt
  • ¼ c, cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 can Eden Foods Organic Black Beans Eden Foods Black Beans
  • 2 heads organic Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 clove organic garlic
  • 2 Tbsp, organic lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp, organic extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ medium organic red onion, diced
  1. First, poach chicken. Place chicken breasts in a pot in a single layer. Add filtered or spring water to cover the chicken by 1 inch. Bring the water to a boil. Reduce heat to a low simmer and partly cover the pot. Cook for 10 minutes, turn off the heat, and allow chicken to finish cooking in the hot water for 10 more minutes or until juices run clear.
  2. Drain and rinse black beans.
  3. Mix lime juice, chili powder, salt, pepper, oil and cilantro in a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Chop cooled chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  5. Place lettuce on serving plates. Top evenly with black beans, chicken, tomatoes, onion, cheese and sour cream. Drizzle with dressing.
  6. Serve.

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Nutrient Information Per Batch

1445.1 kcal Calories, 863.91 mg Calcium, 83.64 g Carbohydrate, 352.16 mg Cholesterol, 49.28 g Total Fat, 27.86 g Fiber, 13.28 mg Iron, 404.15 mg Magnesium 3478.45 mg Potassium, 152.1 g Protein,95.66 mcg Selenium, 1939.99 mg Sodium, 10.47 g Sugars, 10.55 mg Zinc, 19.21g Saturated fat, 0.12 trans Fat, 18.75 g Monounsaturated fats, 4.24 g Polyunsaturated fats, 21220.4 IU Vitamin A, 3.13 mg Vitamin B6, 0.7 mcg Vitamin B12, 106.55 mg Vitamin C, 6.72 IU Vitamin D, 4.3 Vitamin E, 369.11 mcg Vitamin K, 532.7 mcg Folate,0.96 mg Vitamin B1(Thiamin),56 mg Vitamin B3(Niacin),1.19 mg Vitamin B2(Riboflavin), 3164.93 mcg Lycopene, 7728.26 mcg Lutein and Zeaxanthin, 0.83 g ALA, 0 g EPA, 0.09 gDHA,1707.96 mg Phosphorous, 0.92 mg Manganese, 136.12 mcg Alpha carotene, 12212.2 mcg Beta carotene, 25.77 mcg Beta cryptoxanthin, 0 g Conjugated Linolenic Acid


  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Grains

About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

Kelley Herring – who has written posts on Healing Gourmet.

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