Southwest BBQ Chicken Salad


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 318.6
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.0 mg
  • Sodium: 622.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
  • Protein: 27.5 g

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Introduction

My attempt to recreate a delicious salad at my favorite restaurant. Caution, when you get the flavors just right, this salad is deliciously addicting!!! My attempt to recreate a delicious salad at my favorite restaurant. Caution, when you get the flavors just right, this salad is deliciously addicting!!!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    •2 cups shredded boneless, skinless roasted or grilled chicken breast
    •1 cup black beans (from can), drained and rinsed
    •1/2 cup barbecue sauce (mild or hot, depending on your preference)
    •1/2 cup fresh, chopped cilantro (optional)
    •1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
    •8 cups dark green salad greens (from a bag or from lettuce heads, torn into pieces and rinsed)
    •2 medium tomatoes, chopped
    •1 cup frozen corn, very lightly microwaved and chilled in refrigerator
    •1/3 cup light ranch dressing (light blue cheese can also be used)
    •Handful of tortilla chips (optional)

Directions

1.Add chicken, beans, barbecue sauce, cilantro (if desired) and green onions to a medium bowl and toss to blend well; set aside.
2.In large salad bowl, add salad greens, tomatoes, and corn and toss to mix. Portion mixture evenly into 4 individual salad bowls and top with a fourth of the chicken mixture.
3.Drizzle light ranch dressing evenly over the top of the four salad servings. Garnish each serving with a couple of tortilla chips, if desired.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSJARVIS.

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