Tuesday, July 24, 2012

::Recipe:: Cilantro-Lime Jalapeno Chicken Salad

Mornin' chicas!
I know it's early but let's talk lunch.
I don't know about you, but it's hard for me to find something I like
enough to bring numerous times for lunch during the week.
Let me rephrase that-
It's hard for me to find something I like enough to make
me want to stay in the office to eat during my lunch break.

Now don't get me wrong, there are days when I do have to eat at
my desk, but more often than not, I'm outta there.
Trust me, I need it for my sanity.

Anyway, as you know, going out gets expensive so I've been 
trying to think of some healthy/yummy alternatives to eating out. 

I found this recipe on Pinterest months ago and had been wanting to make it.
I finally decided to give it a try for lunch this week and I was not disappointed.
I altered it a little from the original but it still tastes really good!

- 3 large chicken breasts
- 1 jalapeno, diced
- 4 Tbsp cilantro, coarsely chopped
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1/4 red onion, finely diced
- 1/3 cup mayo (little more if desired)
- 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp cumin
- salt and pepper

- Season chicken with salt and pepper and poach. (I decided to bake my chicken)
Remove chicken from oven/stove and shred with a fork.
- Once chicken has cooled, add mayo, mustard, cumin, lime juice, salt & pepper and 
- Mix in red onion, jalapeno, and cilantro.
- Cool in fridge for several hours to let flavors absorb
and serve.

I hope you enjoy this as much as I did :)


Jamie said...

Yum! My husand would love this!

Beauty Inspector said...

looks good. probably gonna make this one day.

Samantha said...

Oh my gosh this looks delicious!!! Thanks for the recipe, i'm stealing it!

Sami said...

YUM! I want this for lunch right now ;)

Anonymous said...

YUM...my stomach actually rumbled reading this...cilantro is a pretty random ingredient to be obsessed with as much as I am but this recipe was pretty much made for me


Ashton Belle said...

This looks and sounds absolutely delicious! Will have to try it soon.

Have a great week<3

Whitney @ justacountry-girl said...

SARAH!!! miss you pretty girl. this looks delish and i must try asap. nom nom

Janna Renee said...

Holy hell, that looks amazing!

Lori said...

This looks WONDERFUL! Definitely pinning and making soon!!