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.

My Hot Southern Mess


Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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

947 calories; 69 g total fat; 114 mg cholesterol; 1285 mg sodium. 46 g carbohydrates; 35.8 g protein; Full Nutrition