Mexican Orzo Chicken Salad

Holly Clegg

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups  cooked orzo pasta
  • 2 Cups  chopped skinless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1 Cup  chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Cup  frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 Cup  chopped red onion
  • 1/2 Cup  chopped green onion
  • 1 Tablespoon  Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons  lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon  chopped jalapeño
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  ground cumin

A great group-pleasing salad made with orzo, rice shaped pasta, tomatoes, corn, and chicken tossed with a light Southwestern lime vinaigrette.

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Directions

In large a bowl, combine the orzo, chicken, tomatoes, corn, red onion, and green onion.

In small a bowl, mix together the Dijon, lime juice, olive oil, jalapeño, chili powder, and cumin. Pour the dressing over pasta mixture, tossing to mix.  

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

333 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

17%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 65g 100%
  • Carbs 358g 119%
  • Saturated 16g 78%
  • Fiber 21g 86%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Protein 157g 315%
  • Cholesterol 289mg 96%
  • Sodium 555mg 23%
  • Calcium 227mg 23%
  • Magnesium 435mg 109%
  • Potassium 2,974mg 85%
  • Iron 12mg 67%
  • Zinc 11mg 73%
  • Phosphorus 1,803mg 258%
  • Vitamin A 2,893IU 58%
  • Vitamin C 58mg 97%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 69%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 49%
  • Niacin (B3) 56mg 280%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 169%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 221µg 55%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 26%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 6mg 28%
  • Vitamin K 127µg 159%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 29g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 14g
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