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Mexican Orzo Chicken Salad

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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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

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.  

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving332
Total Fat8g12%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated2g10%
Cholesterol36mg12%
Protein20g39%
Carbs45g15%
Vitamin A29µg3%
Vitamin B120.2µg3.2%
Vitamin B60.4mg21.9%
Vitamin C7mg12%
Vitamin D0.2µg0.1%
Vitamin E0.7mg3.6%
Vitamin K16µg20%
Calcium29mg3%
Fiber3g11%
Folate (food)26µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)26µg7%
Iron1mg8%
Magnesium51mg13%
Monounsaturated4gN/A
Niacin (B3)7mg35%
Phosphorus222mg32%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium361mg10%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg6.2%
Sodium67mg3%
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg7.7%
Zinc1mg9%