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5 from 13 votes

BBQ Chicken Salad Recipe

Fresh and flavorful BBQ chicken salad is always a crowd pleaser! It's topped with juicy chicken, creamy ranch and tangy BBQ sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salads & Sides
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 XL party salad or 4 dinner salads
Calories: 3263kcal


  • 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


  • Follow instructions for cooking chicken breast
  • 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.


Calories: 3263kcal | Carbohydrates: 261g | Protein: 145g | Fat: 189g | Saturated Fat: 60g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 389mg | Sodium: 4114mg | Potassium: 4355mg | Fiber: 44g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 8362IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 1819mg | Iron: 13mg