Taco-Seasoned Chicken Salad With Crispy Tortilla Topping

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by mailbelle

Chicken salad with a Mexican flair topped with flour tortilla strips which have been fried to make them crispy. A Pillsbury Bake-Off recipe from 1996.

Top Review by wallabygold

Made this last week and loved it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add tortilla strips; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp and golden brown. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  2. To same skillet, add remaining tablespoon oil and the chicken; cook and stir over medium-high heat until chicken is no longer pink in center. Stir in taco seasoning and water; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, gently toss salad greens, tomato, onion, beans and dressing. Spoon salad mixture onto individual serving plates.
  4. Arrange chicken over salad; sprinkle with cheese and tortilla strips. Serve with salsa.

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