Appetizers & Side Dishes

Ranch Taco Chicken Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 8 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 493
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
8 min

Tex-Mex flavors abound in this main dish salad. Mixed greens are topped with chicken, salsa-ranch dressing, tortilla chips and Sargento® Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese with chipotle chilis in adobo sauce.

  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 3/4 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1 lb. torn mixed salad greens or romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. minced rinsed and drained canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce*
  • 1-1/2 cup (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese - Fine Cut
  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken, chili powder, cumin and garlic salt. Cook, stirring frequently, 6 to 8 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  2. Combine salsa and ranch dressing. Mix cheese and chipotle chilies. Top greens with dressing, chicken, chips and cheese mixture.

Nutrition Facts
6 Servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 493
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.8 grams
Saturated Fat 9 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 3.6 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 grams
Cholesterol 87 milligrams
Sodium 911 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 27 grams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Protein 27 grams
Vitamin A 239RE
Vitamin C 15mg 27%
Calcium 265mg 26%
Iron 2mg 11%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.