Simple and delicious: This recipe for Tex-Mex chopped chicken salad is perfect for summer.

Updated: Jul 2


By JULIE BRINKLEY


Nothing tastes better than a great salad on a hot summer day and this recipe for Tex-Mex chopped chicken has just enough spice to make it interesting.


I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine.


DRESSING: WHAT’S IN IT


1 cup Walden Farms ranch dressing


2 tbsp. Ortega taco seasoning, hot or mild

SALAD: WHAT’S IN IT


24 ounces grilled chicken, cooled and diced


4 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped (about one head)


1/2 cup Roma tomatoes, diced


1/2 cup cucumber, seeded and diced


1/2 cup green onions, sliced


1/4 cup cilantro, chopped


6 tsp. lime juice


1/2 cup jalapeño and jicama (mixed together)

HOW TO MAKE IT


In a small bowl, stir together ingredients for dressing, then refrigerate until ready to use.


In a large bowl, toss salad ingredients together; add dressing a little at a time then toss until lightly coated.


Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


Serves 4.