High-Protein BBQ Chicken Salad Recipe

High-Protein BBQ Chicken Salad Recipe
High-Protein BBQ Chicken Salad Recipe

Servings: 4 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2 Boneless, skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 6 cups Chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • ¾ cup Canned corn kernels (drained)
  • ¾ cup Canned black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • ¼ cup Diced red onion
  • ¼ cup Shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • ½ cup Shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup Ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup BBQ sauce
    ¼ cup Tortilla strips


  1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  2.  Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste. Add to skillet and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces.
  3. To assemble the salad, place romaine lettuce in a large bowl; top with chicken, tomato, corn, beans, onion, and cheese. Pour Ranch dressing and BBQ sauce on the salad and gently toss to combine.
  4.  Serve immediately, topped with tortilla strips.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 308kcal

Carbohydrates: 29g

Protein: 17gfat: 15g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g

Monounsaturated Fat: 4g

Trans Fat: 1gcholesterol: 41mg

Potassium: 719mgfiber: 6g

Sugar: 8g

Vitamin A: 6401iu

Vitamin C: 16mg

Calcium: 67mg

Iron: 2mg

Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutritional facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API that recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.

How to Store the High-Protein BBQ Chicken Salad

To store, refrigerate leftover salad in an airtight storage container for up to 2 days. Store leftover tortilla chips separately from the cold BBQ chicken salad at room temperature.

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