Chicken, Rice & Bean Salad

Chicken, Rice & Bean Salad

Chicken, Rice & Bean Salad

Enjoy a taste of the Southwest in this salad made with chicken, beans, and rice then drizzled with a salsa vinaigrette.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Chicken
Servings 4 people


  • 1 (11-ounce) package Fresh Express® American Salad Mix
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken 
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups cooked brown or white rice
  • 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Place the Fresh Express® American Salad Mix, chicken, red pepper, and tomatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with the dressing; toss to coat.
  • Arrange the rice and black beans in four bowls. Top with salad mix; sprinkle with cheese.

Dressing Instructions:

  • Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Add a small amount of water to thin if using a thick salsa.
Made with
American Salad Mix

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