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Chicken Salad on a Tortilla Recipe

Chicken Salad on a Tortilla Recipe

I started to fix fajitas for our supper one evening and ended up turning it into a salad instead. My husband was impressed with the concoction. Whenever I serve it for a quick lunch to unexpected company, they often request the recipe. -Shirley Banks, Westfield, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 2 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups torn lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, cut into wedges
  • 4 to 6 thin slices red onion
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salsa, optional


  • 1. In a skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken until no longer pink. To assemble, place tortillas on serving plates. Spread with mayonnaise. Top with lettuce, chicken, tomato, onion, carrot and cheese. Serve with salsa if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 595 calories, 36 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 103 mg cholesterol, 640 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.