Chicken Taco Salad




author salt & lavender

yield 4-6

This healthy chicken taco salad recipe is fresh, filled with healthy goodies, and topped off with the most delicious chipotle ranch dressing.


  • Chipotle cilantro lime ranch dressing (click for recipe)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded (e.g. rotisserie)
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 (19 fluid ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can corn, drained
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) container little tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, chopped (or to taste)
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup broken-up tortilla (corn) chips
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Lime wedges, for serving


  1. Prep your chipotle ranch dressing (can be made a day or two ahead if needed).
  2. Prepare all your other ingredients and add them to a large salad bowl as you go along.
  3. Add as much salad dressing as needed and toss with an extra squeeze of lime juice and salt & pepper if desired. Serve immediately.

courses salad

cuisine american

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