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:

334 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 8g 13%
  • Carbs 45g 15%
  • Saturated 2g 10%
  • Fiber 3g 11%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 2g
  • Protein 20g 39%
  • Cholesterol 36mg 12%
  • Sodium 70mg 3%
  • Calcium 31mg 3%
  • Magnesium 55mg 14%
  • Potassium 382mg 11%
  • Iron 2mg 9%
  • Zinc 1mg 9%
  • Phosphorus 227mg 32%
  • Vitamin A 31µg 3%
  • Vitamin C 8mg 13%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 9%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 6%
  • Niacin (B3) 7mg 35%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 21%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 30µg 7%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 3%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin K 24µg 30%
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