Mexican Orzo Chicken Salad

Mexican Orzo Chicken Salad
Staff Writer

Holly Clegg

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:

288 kcal

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

8
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 43 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 6 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 301 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 20 µg
  • Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 8 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg
  • Alanine 1 g
  • Arginine 1 g
  • Ash 2 g
  • Aspartic acid 1 g
  • Betaine 4 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 24 mg
  • Carotene, alpha 7 µg
  • Carotene, beta 98 µg
  • Cholesterol 46 mg
  • Choline, total 30 mg
  • Cryptoxanthin, beta 22 µg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 2 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 1 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 1 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 6 g
  • Folate, DFE 20 µg
  • Folate, food 20 µg
  • Folate, total 38 µg
  • Glutamic acid 2 g
  • Glycine 1 g
  • Histidine 1 g
  • Iron, Fe 1 mg
  • Isoleucine 1 g
  • Leucine 1 g
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 45 µg
  • Lycopene 395 µg
  • Lysine 1 g
  • Magnesium, Mg 62 mg
  • Niacin 6 mg
  • Phenylalanine 1 g
  • Phosphorus, P 236 mg
  • Potassium, K 332 mg
  • Proline 1 g
  • Retinol 6 µg
  • Selenium, Se 17 µg
  • Serine 1 g
  • Sodium, Na 339 mg
  • Starch 5 g
  • Sugars, total 2 g
  • Tyrosine 1 g
  • Valine 1 g
  • Water 161 g
  • Zinc, Zn 1 mg
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