Cool Summer Salad

ENSALADA POLLO – a cool meal for hot summer days

Make this an easy dish with instant wild rice mix, bagged salad and rotisserie chicken. Top with a yogurt lime cilantro dressing and serve it with a frosty limeade .

  • 2 – 3 limes, 1 sliced and one juiced

Prepare according to directions, sprinkle with the juice of ½ lime and set  aside.  Reserve the remaining lime juice for the street corn.

  • 1 box instant wild rice mix, prepared according to the package

Divide among 4 – 6 dinner plates

  • 1 bag of spring greens salad mix

Sprinkle over the salad

  • ½ of one bunch cilantro, washed and leaves removed from stems. Discard stems, reserve the other half of the leaves for salad garnish

Shred and remove the bones from

  • 1 deli rotisserie chicken

Divide among the salad plates

  • the cooked wild rice
  • 1 – 15 oz. can black beans, drained
  • 1 – 15 oz. can sliced olives, drained
  • 2 avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced, sprinkled with the other half of the lime juice
  • 1 pkg. heirloom tomatoes, washed with leaves removed
  • 1 pkg. crumbled Cotija cheese

Pour over

  • Bolthouse Farms Lime Cilantro Yogurt Dressing

Serve with frozen limeade



  • 8 key limes (1/2 C lime juice)

Set aside. In a sauce pan, stir together

  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C water

Simmer until sugar dissolves, stir in lime juice, let cool.

In a blender whirl  until slushy

  • 6 C ice cubes
  • limeade mix

Serve immediately