Healthy Chicken Fajita Salad + More Salad Recipes with Chicken

Jul 27 2021
When it comes to turning a beloved food item into a tasty & nutritious salad, fajitas are a no-brainer. Why wouldn't you top your salad with fajita chicken and veggies? Go do it right now!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken Fajita Salad Recipe

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Entire recipe: 298 calories, 9g total fat (3.5g sat fat), 558mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 5g fiber, 9g sugars, 33.5g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 3*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

3 cups chopped lettuce

1/2 cup sliced bell pepper

1/2 cup sliced onion

4 oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced

2 tsp. fajita seasoning

2 tsp. chopped garlic

1 tsp. lime juice

2 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese

2 tbsp. light sour cream

1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Optional topping: salsa

Directions:

Place lettuce in a large bowl.

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add pepper and onion. Cook and stir until slightly softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

Add chicken, fajita seasoning, garlic, and lime juice to the skillet. Cook and stir until veggies have softened and chicken is fully cooked, about 4 minutes.

Spoon chicken mixture over the lettuce, and top with cheese, sour cream, and cilantro.

MAKES 1 SERVING

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It's the last week of July, which means it's National Salad Week. (What good timing!) Here's another great chicken-topped salad as a bonus.

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