Archive | June 2014

BBQ Chicken Salad

This salad is a total winner!!

Easy, light and filling all at the same time.

Perfect for summer.

Notes:

I cooked the chicken breasts in the oven then cut them into bite size pieces.
We didn’t have tortilla strips so we just crushed tortilla chips over the salad.
I misread the directions and mixed the ranch dressing and bbq sauce together then put it on the salad (oops). Everyone loved it so I will mix the two again.

BBQ Chicken Salad

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 boneless, skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 Roma tomato, diced
3/4 cup canned corn kernels, drained
3/4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup Ranch dressing
1/4 cup BBQ sauce
1/4 cup tortilla strips

Directions

Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat.

Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, to taste.

Add to skillet and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side.

Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces.

To assemble the salad, place romaine lettuce in a large bowl; top with chicken, tomato, corn, beans, onion and cheeses.

Pour Ranch dressing and BBQ sauce on top of the salad and gently toss to combine.

Serve immediately, topped with tortilla strips.

Enjoy!

Rebecca

Rebecca

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Oven Roasted Fajitas

Yet another recipe…

This one is easy and very, very good.

For us, it’s a keeper.

Oven Roasted Fajitas

Ingredients

1 onion, sliced
1 green bell pepper, sliced
1 red bell pepper sliced
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 lime, juiced
3 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning
Tortillas and your favorite fajita toppings

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Place onion, peppers, and chicken in 9×13 glass baking dish.
Drizzle and coat with olive oil. Sprinkle taco seasoning over dish and toss to coat.
Roast in the oven for 25-35 minutes, stirring once halfway.
Top with lime juice.

Enjoy!

Rebecca

Rebecca