Fiesta Chicken Salad Recipe for Your Flat-Belly Diet - dummies

Fiesta Chicken Salad Recipe for Your Flat-Belly Diet

By Erin Palinski-Wade, Tara Gidus, Kristina LaRue

In this flat-belly diet recipe for Fiesta Chicken Salad, you create a colorful meal for your eyes, a flavorful lunch for your palate, and some filling food for your soon-to-be flat belly.

[Credit: ©T.J. Hine Photography]
Credit: ©T.J. Hine Photography

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

2 cups mixed salad greens

1/3 cup cooked brown rice

1/4 cup shredded rotisserie chicken

1/4 cup canned reduced-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained

1/4 cup diced red bell pepper

2 tablespoons salsa

1/4 avocado, diced

1 tablespoon nonfat Greek yogurt

1 lime wedge

  1. In a to-go container, layer the salad greens, brown rice, chicken, beans, and bell peppers.

  2. Top with the salsa, avocado, and yogurt.

  3. Before eating, squeeze lime juice on top of the salad, place a lid on the container and give it a shake to help coat all the ingredients. Enjoy!

Per serving: Calories 308 (From Fat 91); Fat 10g (Saturated 2g); Cholesterol 26mg; Sodium 357mg; Carbohydrate 39g (Dietary Fiber 11g); Protein 20g.