Southwest Chicken Potato Salad

Bring the fabulous flavors of Southwest to your dinner table with this delicious chicken and potato salad!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

3
pounds new potatoes (10 to 12 medium), cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
cup sour cream
1/2
cup salsa
3
cups, 3/4-inch pieces cooked chicken or turkey
1/4
cup canned chopped green chilies, drained
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives, drained
2
large tomatoes, seeded and chopped (2 cups)
1
can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained

  • 1 Place half of the potatoes and 1/4 cup of the water in 2-quart microwavable casserole. Cover and microwave on High 10 to 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain. Repeat with remaining potatoes and water.
  • 2 Mix mayonnaise, sour cream and salsa in large bowl. Gently stir in potatoes and remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled.

Expert Tips

To spice up this south-of-the-border salad, seed and finely chop a jalapeño chili to use instead of the canned green chilies.

You can trim the fat to 4 grams per serving by using low-fat or fat-free mayonnaise and sour cream.

Dressing up this flavorful potato salad is easy. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl, and garnish with additional sliced ripe olives and shredded Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
875
(
Calories from Fat
115),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.