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Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad

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  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 10 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 379 1 serving

This centerpiece salad features grilled chicken with juicy oranges, black beans, green onion and salad greens, topped with an amazing dressing made with Pace® Picante Sauce, lime juice and garlic.


  • 1 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens torn in bite-size pieces
  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 medium orange, peeled and sliced
  • 2 green onion, sliced (about 1/4 cup)


  • Step 1

    Stir the picante sauce, 2 tablespoons oil, lime juice and garlic powder in a small bowl.

  • Step 2

    Season the chicken as desired.  Sprinkle the chicken with chili powder. Brush with the remaining oil.

  • Step 3

    Heat the grill to medium and grill chicken for 15 minutes or until cooked through, turning once. Slice the chicken into strips.

  • Step 4

    Place the salad greens on 4 plates. Top with the chicken, beans and oranges. Sprinkle with the onions and pour the picante sauce mixture over all.

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Calories 379
Total Fat 14 g
Sat. Fat 1.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 84 mg
Sodium 741 mg
Total Carb 26 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Sugar 8 g
Protein 36 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 16 %DV
Potassium 15 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.