southwest chicken salad in bowl

Southwest Chicken Salad

Lunch never tasted so good! Make our Southwest Chicken Salad for a colorful, veggie-packed lunch/dinner idea to keep you full all week long.

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
Fat 2 Carbs 16 Protein 28
Yield 4


  • 1 lb. shredded chicken 
  • 1 cup sweet corn
  • 1 cup can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 medium red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar-based hot sauce


  1. Place shredded chicken, sweet corn, black beans, red onion, fresh cilantro, and red pepper into a large bowl. Mix and set aside.
  2. Create the sauce by mixing together Greek yogurt, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt, and hot sauce.
  3. Add sauce to the shredded chicken mixture and mix until combined.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 254 Sugar: 12 Fat: 2 Carbohydrates: 16 Fiber: 2 Protein: 28
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SaladMethod: No BakeCuisine: SouthwestDiet: Gluten Free

Keywords: southwest chicken salad

Blueberry Flax Superfood Smoothie in a Cup

5 Secrets to Healthy & Delicious Smoothies

Our best tips & recipes to perfectly sublime smoothies!