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Mexican Orzo Chicken Salad


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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  • 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


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.