Southwest Chicken Salad Bowl

Southwest Chicken Salad Bowl with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Southwest Chicken Salad Bowl with Cilantro Lime Dressing - bright, crunchy and delicious this bowl exemplifies salads don't have to be boring!
Course Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine American, Southwestern
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 520kcal


  • 1 large chicken breast
  • Spice Mix
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 head romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • For the dressing
  • 3 limes juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • a big handful cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder


  • In a small bowl mix together the chili powder, salt, garlic powder, oregano, cumin and olive oil.
  • Slather the rub all over the chicken breasts. Let it sit on there for about 30 minutes in the fridge.
  • Grill the chicken for about 5 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the chicken. When the juices run clear, the chicken should be cooked through. Allow to rest a few minutes before slicing
  • Make the dressing in a little bowl or mason jar. Mix up the lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • To assemble the salad, start with the romaine and top with some tomato, avocado, red onion and black beans.
  • Top the salad with the sliced grilled chicken and finish it off with that refreshing lime dressing.


Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 1252mg | Potassium: 1546mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 28330IU | Vitamin C: 57.4mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 5.8mg