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Adobo Chicken Salad

Orange Icon  Adobo Chicken Salad

Orange Icon  Adobo Chicken Salad

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Submitted by: Kayleigh

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 6

Having this for lunch today and using the SWG wraps with it. Though it's just as yummy on a bed of lettuce! So good and pretty quick to make!

  • 1 tbs. orange zest, fresh, organic
  • 2 tbs. orange juice, fresh squeezed, organic
  • 1 tbs. vinegar, white wine, organic
  • 2 tsp. olive oil, extra virgin, unrefined and unfiltered, organic
  • 1 tsp. honey, raw, unfiltered, organic
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard, organic
  • 1 garlic, fresh, organic
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt, unrefined and pure
  • 1 lbs. chicken thighs or breast, free-range, organic
  • 1 tbs. seasoning, chipotle, organic
  • 15 oz. black beans, canned, organic
  • 1 papaya, fresh, organic
  • 1 bell pepper, red, fresh, organic
  • 1/2 onion, red, organic
  • 1/2 c. cilantro, bunch, fresh, organic
  • 1 chili pepper, jalapeno, fresh, organic

Salad Dressing: Whisk together the orange zest, orange juice, vinegar, oil, honey, mustard, garlic, and salt in a small bowl until blended; set aside. I had to warm up my raw honey slightly first

Sprinkle the raw chicken with the adobo seasoning. Lightly grease a skillet and heat over a medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until browned on the outside and cooked through, about 8 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a large bowl. Stir in the beans, mango or papaya, bell pepper, onion, cilantro, and jalapeno pepper (optional). Drizzle with the dressing and toss well to coat. Use a bit of coconut oil to saute the chicken. I think the flavor goes well with this recipe

This is a wonderful salad to have on some lettuce leaves. You could add extra protein by adding chopped raw nuts or seeds. Also, if you'd rather have different beans such as pinto or kidney beans...they work great too! If I'm making this for the kids, I usually leave out the jalapeno pepper. This works Super in a SWG wrap. I only have the bigger ones today, so I'll make 2 and cut them in half. That will serve several. Warm or chilled this is really delicious!

Have fun with this recipe. Please let me know if you liked it and if you changed it. :) I love to try new things!