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BBQ Chicken Salad

This fresh, flavorful BBQ chicken salad is always a crowd pleaser! It's topped with juicy chicken, creamy ranch and tangy BBQ sauce. Low carb and packed with protein!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salads & Sides
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 XL party salad or 4 dinner salads
Author: Natalie Dicks

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 5 oz. mixed spring greens washed and dried
  • 2 tsp. olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 c. fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 c. black beans rinsed
  • 1/4 c. finely diced red onion
  • 1/4 c. chopped cilantro
  • 2/3 c. tortilla strips
  • 1 c. shredded colby jack cheese
  • 1 avocado cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 c. BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 c. ranch dressing

Instructions

  • Follow instructions for cooking chicken breast here.
  • While the chicken is baking, in a small skillet set over medium-low heat, add the oil. When the oil is hot, add the corn and cook for 2-3 minutes, then stir in the black beans. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  • In an extra large bowl or four individual salad bowls, add the greens, onion, cilantro, tortilla strips, cheese, avocado, corn, and black beans. Cube chicken and add on top.
  • Drizzle with ranch and BBQ sauce, serve immediately.