Mexican Chicken Salad

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A spicy take on the chicken salad staple.

Jalapeño peppers add a little oomph to what’s already a delicious meal. We especially like the pairing of the chilies against fresh red apple – it adds a light sweetness that’s very refreshing and a splash of color that looks terrific on the plate. Try it on a bed of lettuce, or opt for that tasty chicken salad sandwich. 

Mexican Chicken Salad

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 pound chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 3 medium potatoes cooked and diced
  • 2 carrots cooked and diced
  • 1 jalapeño peppers diced
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 red apple peeled and diced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts optional
  • Salt and pepper


  • Mix all of the ingredients in a bowl until fully combined.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve on lettuce or as a sandwich.
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