Chicken Tortilla Salad

with Chipotle Dressing




  • 3 x 8” flour tortillas
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 cooked chicken, bones and skin removed then shredded
  • 1/4 red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cups of baby spinach leaves
  • 1 x 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 corn, cooked and kernels cut off cob
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced on a diagonal
  • 3 sprigs of coriander, leaves picked
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper

Chipotle Dressing

  • 1 tbs. chipotle in adobe sauce, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of whole egg mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs. Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime


For the tortilla chips, pre heat the oven 180°C. Brush the tortillas with olive oil on both sides and season with salt and smoked paprika. Place on a tray and bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove and cool.

Whisk together the dressing ingredients.

Combine the cabbage, spinach, beans, corn, spring onions, coriander and chicken in a large bowl. Gently toss through dressing. Roughly break the tortilla chips up and toss 3/4 through. Top with the remaining chips and serve immediately.

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