Hate Cooking in the Spring Heat? Try This Chicken Taco Salad Recipe—No Appliances Needed!

It may only be April, but it’s already getting warmer outside - and that might already be taking a toll on your cooking. Let’s face It: when the weather heats up, you don’t want to add to the discomfort of your kitchen and apartment home by preparing meals that require hot ovens and stovetop cooking. So, turn to this Chicken Taco Salad to make a satisfying and easy dinner for your family!

Chicken Taco Salad


For the salad:

• 1 large head green leaf or romaine lettuce, chopped
• 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
• 2 medium tomatoes, diced
• 2 avocados, diced
• 1 cup shredded Jack cheese
• 1/2 red onion, diced
• 3 ounces tortilla chips
• 2 cups cubed cooked chicken

For the dressing:

• 3/4 cup ranch dressing
• 1/4 cup salsa
• 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
• Juice of 1 lime
• 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
• Salt and pepper to taste


Mix the ingredients for the dressing. Toss all the salad ingredients except the tortilla chips and chicken with the dressing. Top the salad with the chicken. Gently crush the tortilla chips slightly and use them to top the salad. Serves 5.

Shake up your household menu – and put your fully-equipped kitchen to use – with this easy-to-follow recipe, courtesy of Mira Loma Apartments in Live Oak, Texas.

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