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Hand holding saltine cracker topped with Mexican Chicken Salad, or Ensalada de Pollo
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5 from 33 votes

Ensalada de Pollo

Ensalada de Pollo, or Mexican Chicken Salad, is a Mexican recipe that’s a party favorite – a fiesta for your mouth and your guests as well. It consists of chicken and vegetables dressed in a creamy mayonnaise dressing. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 459kcal


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • Juice of ½ lemon or 1 lime
  • Salt
  • 4 cups cooked chicken
  • 1 cup cooked potato diced
  • 1 cup cooked carrots diced
  • 1 cup cooked peas
  • ½ cup cooked corn


  • In a container, add the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, lemon, salt.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Add the chicken and mix well.
  • Then add the remaining ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Taste for salt.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Serve along with saltine cracker, tostada, or lettuce and top with jalapeños.



Use leftover chicken to make this dish faster. 
For spicy food lovers, serve with pickled jalapenos. 


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 473mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2899IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg