BBQ Chicken Salad with BBQ Cilantro Lime Dressing

BBQ Chicken Salad with BBQ Cilantro Lime Dressing
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 186.1
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.1 mg
  • Sodium: 262.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 12.6 g

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Introduction

http://www.therecipecritic.com/2013/03/bbq
-chicken-salad-with-bbq-cilantro.html
http://www.therecipecritic.com/2013/03/bbq
-chicken-salad-with-bbq-cilantro.html

Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

    Ingredients:
    3 cups cooked and shredded chicken
    2 cups BBQ sauce, homemade or storebought (Highly recommend Sweet Baby Ray's)
    2 romaine hearts, chopped
    1/2 red onion diced
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 1/2 cups corn
    1 can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
    4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese (cubed or shredded)
    2 ounces Monterey Jack Cheese (cubed or shredded)
    tortilla strips

Tips

The BBQ Cilantro Lime Dressing has its own recipe listing.
***add more lettuce as needed


Directions

1. Cook and shred your chicken. I always throw it into the crockpot with some chicken broth and let it slow cook all day. Then I will drain the juices and shred it. Once you shred your chicken, add the 2 cups of BBQ sauce to the chicken. Set aside until ready to use.
2. If you are making the salad dressing, whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, chopped cilantro, lime juice, white vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper, cumin and BBQ sauce. Set aside until ready to use.
3. In a large bowl, toss the romaine, red onion, cilantro, corn, and black beans. You can either add about 1/2 cup of the salad dressing to this, or serve it on the side.
4. Top salad with the cheese and tortilla strips. Enjoy!
Recipe adapted from: Mel's Kitchen

Serving Size: 9

Number of Servings: 9

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JADERAVEN77.

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