Southwest Citrus Chicken Salad Recipe

Cilantro, sweet red onion, chicken and citrus dressing are great with our Veggie Lover's Mix.



  • 1 package Fresh Express Veggie Lovers
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded & chopped
  • 1/4 sweet red onion, thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces Southwestern-style chicken strips (pre-cooked to internal temp of 165 degrees F)
  • 1 avocado, diced


  • Place salad greens, cilantro, yellow pepper and onion in a large salad bowl.
  • Drizzle desired amount of dressing over salad and toss.
  • Serve in four individual dishes.
  • Arrange chicken strips atop each salad, top with avocado and serve.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 Tablespoons canola oil

Dressing Instructions:

  • In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients until smooth.
  • Let sit for 15 - 20 minutes to blend flavors.
  • Whisk just before drizzling onto salad.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
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