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Zesty Fajita Chicken ‘n’ Rice

Pre-cooked breaded chicken adds the ultimate crunch to this Tex-Mex salad.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

30 min.

Total Time:

40 min.


1 cup zesty zesty citrus salad dressing, such as Maple Grove Farms
1 (1 oz.) pkg. fajita seasoning mix
1 (1.8 lb.) pkg. breaded chicken tenders
2 cups cooked white rice
1 cup halved grape tomatoes
1 cup sliced radishes
1 red onion, sliced
8 cups mixed salad greens
2 avocados, sliced
1 cup roasted bell peppers, sliced


  1. In bowl, combine dressing, 1 Tbs. fajita seasoning, 1 Tbs. lime juice and 1 tsp. lime zest; set aside.
  2. Sprinkle remaining fajita seasoning over chicken; prepare as package directs. Thinly slice chicken.
  3. In bowl, combine rice, tomatoes, radishes and onions. Place salad greens on serving platter; arrange rice mixture in pile in center of greens. Top with chicken, avocados and peppers. Garnish with fried tortilla strips and pepitas, if desired. Serve with dressing.
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