Thursday, May 25, 2017

chicken taco salad... 15 minutes

the goods:

2 tablespoons olive oil
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 packet taco seasoning, divided
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
2 tomatoes, diced
2 ears of corn, grilled and kernels sliced off the cob
1 can (14.5 ounces), black beans, rinsed and drained
1 avocado, peeled and diced
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
1 cup doritos cool ranch or nacho cheese chops, crushed in your hands
homemade ranch dressing with the juice of 1 lime squeezed into it, 1 tablespoon taco seasoning, and 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped and mixed in

In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, add oil. Once oil is hot, add chicken pieces to skillet and season with 1 tablespoon taco seasoning. Cook, stirring occasionally until golden brown and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes. On individual plates, add lettuce, tomatoes, corn, black beans, avocado, cheese, and chicken. Drizzle with dressing and add tortilla chips on top.

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