Fajita Salad With Creamy Cilantro-lime Sauce

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Great for summer salad recipe from Cooking Light

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients for Cilantro-Lime sauce, and stir well with a whisk. Cover sauce, and chill.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients olive oil to black pepper in a medium bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat. Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat until hot. Add chicken mixture; sauté 8 minutes or until chicken is done. Set aside.
  3. Divide lettuce and next 6 ingredients (lettuce through tomato) among 4 bowls; top with chicken mixture. Serve with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce.


Most Helpful

My neighbor made fajitas last night using a different recipe, and used the leftovers to make a fajita salad today. She made this Cilantro Lime Sauce to go with her salad, and it is FABULOUS! Just loved it, definitely a keeper! I think I like it more than just the fajitas the first time around!

Cook4_6 September 01, 2008

Loved this salad! I've made it twice and have now shortened the prep process by using packaged precooked Southwest Chicken. (This is a huge timesaver and eliminates all of the ingredients above the romaine) Did not shred the salad either, as we liked it better simply placed in the bowl as in a regular salad. Placed all the ingredients on top of the lettuce, added dressing, and tossed. I had extra dressing left over to use on another night with salad or over grilled chicken breasts. Easy and wonderful! Thanks for sharing this fabulous recipe!

quikgourmet July 02, 2007

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