Mexican Orzo Chicken Salad

Holly Clegg


  • 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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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.  

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