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Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad with Creamy Baja Catalina Dressing
This Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad is flavor/texture heaven! This Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad is bursting with tender, juicy chicken, all your favorite fiestalicious salad fixings including crunchy, salty tortilla chips and the zesty, sweet and the tangy Creamy Baja Catalina Dressing is out of this world delicious!  You won’t be able to stop munching this Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad!  
    Servings Prep Time
    6-8 servings 25minutes
    Servings Prep Time
    6-8 servings 25minutes
    I couldn't stop eating this Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad!  Its bursting with tender, juicy chicken and the sweet & tangy Creamy Baja Catalina Dressing is out of this world delicious!  This combo is pure heaven!
    Ingredients
    Salad
    • 1 Recipe Cilantro Lime Chicken
    • 1 large head romaine lettuce, chopped
    • 1cup cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered (or 2 roma tomatoes, chopped)
    • 1cup black beansdrained and rinsed
    • corn from 2 ears sweet corn(raw)
    • 1/2cup finely grated sharp cheddar cheeseor more to taste
    • 2 avocados, chopped
    • Tortilla Chips, slightly crushed or tortilla stripsto taste (the more the better!)
    Creamy Baja Catalina Dressing
    • 1/4cup ketchup
    • 1/4cup red wine vinegar
    • 3tablespoons sugarmore or less to taste (start with less)
    • 1/4cup mayonnaise
    • 1/4cup sour cream(may sub yogurt)
    • 1tablespoons reserved Cilantro Lime Marinade(in directions)
    Instructions
    1. Prepare Cilantro Lime Chicken according to directions, reserving 1 tablespoon marinade for dressing. Slice or chop cooked chicken.
    2. Meanwhile, whisk together all of the Dressing ingredients in a medium bowl, including the 1 tablespoon reserved Cilantro Lime Marinade. Store in the refrigerator. Best if chilled at least 30 minutes. May keep in an airtight container up to 7 days.
    3. To assemble, add the Salad Ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine. Drizzle individual servings with desired amount of dressing. Season with additional salt, pepper, hot sauce and/or lime juice to taste.
    Recipe Notes

    *For more of a  vinaigrette, you may sub the mayo and sour cream for canola oil

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