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Green Chile Chicken Salad

The copy cat recipe for Bajio Mexican Restaurant's Green Chile Chicken Salad.

Author Kami - NoBiggie.net

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts marinated, grilled and shredded
  • 1 cup green chile chutney (see recipe)
  • 1 cup onions caramelized
  • 1 cup shredded cheese a mixture of cheddar and jack
  • 1 head green leaf lettuce washed, dried and chopped
  • 1 head red leaf lettuce washed, dried and chopped

SERVE WITH:

  • tortillas
  • creamy cilantro lime dressing (see recipe)
  • 1/2 cup sweet rice
  • 1 can black beans or refried beans
  • 2 cups fresh pico de gallo

Instructions

  1. Before you begin, start by making the green chile chutney (see recipe link in post), marinate - grill and slice the chicken, make the cilantro lime dressing and make the sweet rice.

  2. Caramelize two sliced onions in oil. When the onions are cooked, soft and ready, add in 1 cup of the green chile chutney and the cooked sliced chicken. Cook until mixed together well and warmed through.

Assemble the Salads:

  1. On individual plates with warm tortillas, pile on the mixed greens, a big scoop of the sweet rice, plus black beans or refried beans. Add a big scoop of the warm chicken mixture and top with shredded cheese. Finish with a scoop of fresh pico de gallo. Serve with the creamy cilantro lime dressing on the side.