Tangy Chicken Salad - Capital Area Food Bank
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Tangy Chicken Salad

By cafb July 17, 2018

210 calories | 13g fat (2.5g sat fat) | 280mg sodium | 4g carbs | 2g fiber | 21g protein per serving

Serves 4 for $ 7.00


  • 1 can chicken (10 oz.)
  • ½ jalapeño, optional
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup cilantro
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 cups salad greens


  1. Prepare your ingredients: drain the chicken, remove seeds and mince the jalapeño, quarter the tomatoes, and finely chop the cilantro.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the cilantro, lime juice, jalapeño, and mayonnaise.
  3. Toss the chicken in the bowl with the mayo mixture.
  4. Put greens on a plate, spoon on dressed chicken, and top with tomatoes.
  5. Serve this as a main course or make 4 servings for a side dish.

Recipe Tips:

You can make this with roasted or sautéed chicken rather than canned. Add jalapeño for extra heat.

Eat Fresh Together

Make this as a great meal-size salad for your family

Grow Your Own

Grow cilantro on your windowsill to always have fresh herbs for added flavor

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