This colourful salad bowl is our take on the cuisine of Santa Fe, New Mexico - fresh flavours featuring (mild) chilli peppers in a fusion of Mexican, Spanish and South Western style food. The chilli (or "chile" as they have officially recorded their preferred spelling) is this state's largest agricultural crop and features in most of their dishes. Waiters in New Mexico will ask you "red or green?" referring to red or green chilli when you order a dish. If you'd like both, you reply with "Christmas"!

Cook our delicious Santa Fe Chicken Salad in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Santa Fe Chicken Salad. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Ancho Chilli Rub pot, a Grilled Pepper Mix pot and a Cilantro Salsa Blend pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Santa Fe Chicken Salad in just 25 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Ancho Chilli Rub
  • Grilled Pepper Mix
  • Cilantro Salsa Blend

Your shopping list:

chicken breast fillets
peppers (different colours)
small red onion
bag of salad
any other salad items(optional)

Our 25 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Marinate the chicken with the Ancho Chilli Rub and keep aside.

  • 2.

    Put the peppers on a large baking tray and toss them with 1 tbsp oil and the Grilled Pepper Mix. Make some room for the chicken fillets on the same baking tray and then cook both in the oven for 20 mins.

  • 3.

    Mix the avocado, tomatoes and onion in a small bowl with the Cilantro Salsa Blend. Keep aside.

  • 4.

    When the chicken is almost done, lightly dress the salad leaves and any other salad items you'd like with a little olive oil and salt and pepper and divide into bowls.

  • 5.

    Slice the chicken and arrange on top of each bowl along with the peppers. Top with your salsa and serve!


Santa Fe Chicken Salad Reviews

BASED ON 282 reviews

Sarah - Aug 09, 2018


Duaa - Aug 07, 2018

Oh my god this is so good with all the different textures and flavors! Genius!

Nicola - Aug 07, 2018

The chicken was delicious but the Cilantro salsa was a little too spicy for us

Richard - Aug 06, 2018

Bit to dry

Ian - Jul 31, 2018

Very nice summer option

Barbara - Jul 19, 2018

Vibrant spicy colourful and delicious

Agata - Jul 18, 2018

Full of flavour, excellent meal.

Nikole - Jun 24, 2018


Liz - Jun 12, 2018

Nice and spicy ????

Stephanie - Jun 02, 2018

A lovely Summer’s meal

Emma - May 31, 2018

Didn’t like. Was a bit boring.

Luke - May 26, 2018

Loved it

Natasha - May 20, 2018

salsa was delicious! i bought canned corn and added it to it

Kerry - May 20, 2018

Next time I’d marinate the chicken MUCH longer

Penny - May 19, 2018

Yummy dish full of flavour. Had to use bought guacomle instead of avocado as mine weren’t ripe and it worked well.

Phillip - May 18, 2018

Beautiful - I added some salted peanuts too

Claire - May 16, 2018

Nice light dish however the cilantro salsa was far too salty, perhaps just use half

Deb - May 14, 2018

Chicken was fab

Helen - May 09, 2018

I love this salad, it’s amazing!

Julie - May 09, 2018

Gorgeous, but the salsa is a (big) bit too spicy for me so I use half of the seasoning or make a double batch with added peppers etc and use it with salads through the week.

Anna - May 09, 2018

Possibly the best salad I’ve ever had!

Hazel - May 08, 2018

Too many different pans needed

Judith - Apr 26, 2018

Tasty and simple, used slightly more oil and made a dressing with it.

Rebecca - Apr 25, 2018

Love this!! Another fantastic salad from Simply Cook

K lynn - Apr 22, 2018

Great variety. So tasty and easy!!!!!

Anna - Apr 21, 2018

Another hit! Great in the summer time.

Maria - Apr 18, 2018

Had a kick. Very tasty.

Katharina - Apr 06, 2018

I gave as a preference 'not spicy' and this was WAY TOO SPICY. Nice mix of food but could not eat it bc it was too hot

Katharina - Apr 06, 2018

I gave as a preference 'not spicy' and this was WAY TOO SPICY. Nice mix of food but could not eat it bc it was too hot

Wendy - Mar 20, 2018

The paste burnt on the chicken. Not sure what I did wrong.

Mandy - Mar 12, 2018

Really spicy and delicious

Sherene - Mar 04, 2018

Absolutely loved it.... very very tasty I just look the recipes from simply cook

julia - Mar 04, 2018

Great tastes however I think my avocado was overripe as started to turn to mush once it was mixed with the tomatoes

Marie - Feb 15, 2018

Absolutely delicious!

Karen - Feb 03, 2018

Nice dish we did not use avocado as hubby did not like. Ran out off lettuce so used other salad. The peppers were lovely and the salsa without avocado was tasty. Overall nice blended dish

Michelle - Jan 12, 2018

Fantastic dish, very tasty. I had it with tortillas, will definitely order again.

Kate - Nov 19, 2017

Too spicy

Carolyn - Oct 30, 2017

Too spicy, it swallows any other flavour. One of our least favourite.

Louisr - Oct 18, 2017

Spicy but tasty

David - Oct 07, 2017

Sent something else instead

Lisa - Oct 03, 2017

Salsa a bit to spicy for me , will use less seasoning next time

Jo - Sep 26, 2017


Elizabeth - Sep 22, 2017

Needed some carbs we added cous cous

Tony - Sep 19, 2017

What an absolutely lovely salad - so tasty REALLY enjoyed it - Great new flavours and tastes, a real 'hit' will order again...

Lisa - Sep 17, 2017


Kerry - Sep 15, 2017

Quite nice

Emma - Sep 13, 2017

Yummy, the salsa was delicious

William - Sep 05, 2017

This is a healthy meal which tastes great, for that it gets 5 stars. Even though this is perhaps a little hotter than advertised.

Lynne - Sep 05, 2017

This was so nice we could have used four chicken breasts and had as wraps the next day, salsa was amazing

Charlotte - Sep 01, 2017

We really enjoyed this. The flavours in the salsa are lovely and add a nice kick to the dish.


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