Seasoned Chicken Caesar Salad

Looking for a super quick dinner recipe? Then check out this tasty chicken salad that needs just five ingredients – a fresh meal.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 3

Ingredients

1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen southwestern-flavored cooked chicken breast strips
4
cups lightly packed torn romaine lettuce
1/3
cup purchased creamy Caesar salad dressing
2
oz. (1/2 cup) crumbled basil and tomato feta cheese
1/4
cup crushed tortilla chips

  • 1 Heat chicken as directed on package using microwave.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine all ingredients except tortilla chips; toss gently. Top with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

Refrigerated chicken breast strips can be used in place of frozen strips.

Diced white Cheddar cheese can be used in place of feta cheese. Add 1 teaspoon of chopped fresh basil and 1 tablespoon of chopped sun-dried tomatoes with the white Cheddar.

To reduce the fat by about 7 grams per serving, use light Caesar salad dressing instead of the regular.

Blueberry-corn muffins and lemonade complete this menu.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 2/3 Cups
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
24g
24%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.