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:

235 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Low Fat Abs, Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly

Daily value:

12%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 23g 36%
  • Carbs 358g 119%
  • Saturated 4g 18%
  • Fiber 21g 86%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Monounsaturated 12g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 63g 126%
  • Sodium 271mg 11%
  • Calcium 177mg 18%
  • Magnesium 322mg 80%
  • Potassium 1,979mg 57%
  • Iron 9mg 48%
  • Zinc 7mg 49%
  • Phosphorus 1,017mg 145%
  • Vitamin A 126µg 14%
  • Vitamin C 58mg 97%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 50%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 26%
  • Niacin (B3) 11mg 56%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 50%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 202µg 51%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 22%
  • Vitamin K 127µg 159%
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