Applebee's Aztec Chicken Salad

"Another Applebee's copycat recipe! They didn't post the serving size so I'm guessing here."
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  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Rub chipotle spice over chicken breasts and cook in skillet to a 165º internal temperature.
  • While cooking, begin preparation of salad by thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing sink. Rinse and wash all vegetables in cold, 40º water with 1/2 cup of salt and 1/2 cup of white vinegar. Drain.
  • Clean and sanitize cutting board and knife. Chop salad greens into 1X1" squares. Trim peppers, onions, celery and dice into 1/4" cubes and place into large mixing bowl. Add greens, corn, black beans, tortilla strips and dressing and gently mix with a spatula.
  • Mound salad onto plate and top with pepper jack cheese. When chicken is thoroughly cooked, dice into 1/2" cubes and add to top of salad just prior to serving.

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  1. Made as instructed and used a French salad dressing from this site. Company and I totally enjoyed this salad and next time I might try using some shrimp. Thank you for posting. Made for Bargain Basement Tag Game 2011.


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