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Southwest Chicken Tender Salad

Serves: 4
Prep Time: inutes
Cook Time: inutes
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Bold Tex-Mex flavors and ingredients come together in this colorful, hearty salad. Zesty Southwest seasoning lends a lively kick to air-fried Bell & Evans Breaded Chicken Tenders, which are served over a bed of tender greens and topped with creamy avocado dressing. Black beans, corn, tortilla strips and shredded cheese add festive pops of color and texture!

To make the salad Gluten Free, use our Gluten Free or Organic Breaded Breast Tenders!

Ingredients

  • 8 Bell & Evans Breaded Chicken Tenders
  • 3 TB Southwest seasoning
  • 3 TB Unsalted butter, melted
  • 16 oz Spring mix
  • Avocado dressing, to taste
  • 1 (15.5 oz) can Black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup Corn kernels, cooked
  • 1 1/2 cup Tortilla strips
  • 1 cup Shredded pepper jack cheese

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter and Southwest seasoning. Set aside.
  2. Preheat the air-fryer to 400°F. Place the frozen chicken tenders in a single layer in the air-fryer. Cook until fully cooked through, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, about 11-12 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the cooked chicken tenders in the seasoning mixture.
  4. Divide the spring mix among 4 bowls. Drizzle the avocado dressing over the spring mix, to taste. Top with the beans, tortilla strips, cheese and chicken tenders. Serve and enjoy.
  5. To make the salad Gluten Free, use our Gluten Free or Organic Breaded Breast Tenders!

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