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Smart Mexican-Inspired Chicken Tender Salad

Smart Mexican-Inspired Chicken Tender Salad

with Lime Crema Dressing

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No longer just the dollop on top of your taco, lime crema is the star of this spicy chicken salad! The smooth, creamy, zippy dressing tangos with smoky chipotle heat for a perfectly balanced bite every time!

Smart is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's kilocalorie and carbohydrate amount.

Tags:Quick PrepCarb SmartCalorie Smart

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

310 g

Chicken Tenders

1 tbsp

Enchilada Spice Blend


113 g

Spring Mix

160 g

Roma Tomato

1 unit

Green Onion

1 unit


3 tbsp

Sour Cream


½ tsp

Chipotle Powder

1 unit

Garlic, cloves

Not included in your delivery

½ tbsp


0.13 tsp


0.13 tsp


Nutrition Values
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Calories330 kcal
Fat12 g
Saturated Fat3.5 g
Carbohydrate14 g
Sugar5 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein43 g
Cholesterol125 mg
Sodium520 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Paper Towel
Medium Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Large Non-Stick Pan
Large Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Heat Guide for Step 2: 1/8 tsp for mild, 1/4 tsp medium, 1/2 tsp spicy, 1 tsp extra-spicy Cut tomatoes into 1/2-inch pieces. Thinly slice green onion. Zest, then juice lime.


Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Add chicken, garlic puree, Enchilada Spice Blend and 1/4 tsp chipotle powder to a medium bowl. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.) Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.


Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil, then chicken. (NOTE: Don't overcrowd the pan; cook chicken in 2 batches for 4 ppl, using 1/2 tbsp oil per batch!) Cook until chicken is golden-brown and cooked through, 4-5 min per side.**


While chicken cooks, add sour cream, lime zest and 1 tbsp lime juice (dbl for 4 ppl) to another medium bowl. Add 1/4 tsp chipotle powder for extra heat, if desired. Season with salt and pepper, then whisk to combine.


Add spring mix, tomatoes and half the green onions to a large bowl. Add half the lime crema dressing. Toss to combine.


Divide salad between plates. Top with chicken. Drizzle remaining lime crema dressing over top. Sprinkle with remaining green onions.