Southwest Chicken Salad Bento Box

Bring the flavor of the Southwest to chicken salad! It is the perfect way to spice up your bento box. Finish off with Allrecipes' Urban Legend Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
3 servings


  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast

  • ½ cup black beans, rinsed and drained

  • ½ cup corn

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • cup diced red onion

  • cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced

  • 1 cup ranch dressing

  • 1 chipotle chile pepper in adobo sauce, sauce reserved

  • 3 mini sweet peppers

  • ½ (8 ounce) package tortilla chips

  • ¼ cup mixed berries


  1. Place chicken, black beans, corn, Cheddar cheese, red onion, red bell pepper, and jalapeno in a large bowl; toss well. Add ranch dressing, chipotle pepper, and 2 tablespoons reserved adobo sauce. Refrigerate salad until ready to serve.

  2. Serve chicken salad in a bento box, using a silicone muffin cup. Fill other compartments with sweet peppers, tortilla chips, and mixed berries.

Cook's Note:

Bite-size crackers may be substituted for the tortilla chips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

947 Calories
69g Fat
46g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 947
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 69g 88%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 1285mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 35mg 173%
Calcium 259mg 20%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 576mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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