Chicken taco salad

A plate of food with a sandwich and a salad Kids Lunchbox Recipes

Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

A crunchy chicken salad that’s zesty, healthy and 4 of your 5-a-day. Try this for variety in your teenager’s lunchbox or take it to work

Nutrient Unit
kcal 421
fat 20g
saturates 4g
carbs 27g
sugars 16g
fibre 10g
protein 29g
salt 0.8g
Veggie noodle pot


  • ¼ tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp low-fat soured cream
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 Baby Gem lettuce , shredded
  • 50g sweetcorn , drained
  • 5 cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 75g cooked BBQ chicken
  • juice 1 lime
  • ½ small avocado , peeled and chopped
  • 1 corn taco shell, broken into pieces


  • STEP 1

Make the dressing by combining the oil, soured cream and vinegar. Keep in the fridge.

  • STEP 2
Chicken pesto wrap

Put the lettuce, sweetcorn, tomatoes and chicken in a lunchbox. Stir the lime juice into the avocado and put on top. Pack the dressing on the side.

  • STEP 3

Scatter the taco over the salad to serve.

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