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Chipotle chicken salad with lime and cilantro recipe
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Grilled Chipotle Chicken Salad with Lime and Cilantro

The smoky grilled goodness of chicken off the Weber and the distinctive deep flavor of chipotle peppers married together by mayo and a myriad of crunchy vegetables… This grilled chipotle chicken salad is everything that is good about summer smashed between a bun!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings


  • 4 cups Shredded Grilled or Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1 Celery Stalk diced
  • 2 Green Onions chopped
  • ¼ cup diced Red Onion
  • ¼ cup chopped Fresh Cilantro
  • 2 in Chipotle Peppers Adobo minced
  • 2 teaspoons Adobo Sauce
  • ¾ cup Mayo
  • 1 tablespoon Lime Juice about half a lime
  • Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper to taste
  • Buns


  • Shred the chicken and place in a large bowl.
  • Add vegetables to the bowl with chicken.
  • In smaller bowl add wet ingredients and seasonings and combine thoroughly.
  • Pour mayo mixture over shredded chicken mixture and toss to evenly coat.
  • Serve on top of buns with additional cilantro as desired.


IF YOU LIKED THIS RECIPE check out my Classic Chicken Salad recipe too!