Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad Recipe

This Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad is a spicy and flavorful twist on a classic chicken salad. The combination of tender chicken, crunchy broccoli, and zesty picante sauce creates a delicious and satisfying dish. Perfect for a light lunch or a refreshing dinner, this salad is packed with protein and vitamins. Serve it chilled for a refreshing summer meal or enjoy it as a filling and nutritious option any time of the year.

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Ingredients for Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Cooked Chicken, Shredded Or Diced
  • 0.33 cup Broccoli Florets, Chopped
  • 1/25 cup Red Onion, Diced
  • 0.08 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/25 cup Picante Sauce
  • 0.17 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1/25 teaspoon Salt
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Picante Broccoli Chicken Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, combine cooked chicken, chopped broccoli, and diced red onion.
  • STEP 2.In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, picante sauce, lime juice, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Pour the dressing over the chicken and broccoli mixture and toss until well coated.
  • STEP 4.Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 5.Serve chilled and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use leftover cooked chicken or cook chicken breasts specifically for this recipe.
  • For a spicier salad, add some chopped jalapenos or a dash of hot sauce.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or cherry tomatoes for extra color and flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • This salad can be served as a standalone dish or as a filling for sandwiches or wraps.
  • Serve it alongside some crusty bread or tortilla chips for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
177
calories per serving
11 g Fat15 g Protein5 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    5g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    5g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    149mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    386mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    56mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    34mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    35mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    207mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp