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Barbecue Chicken Salad

Barbecue Chicken Salad Recipe

A healthy salad can serve as a quick and easy meal when you have a refrigerator full of leftovers. Roasted chicken adds protein to nutritious greens in this recipe. It’s all topped off with a super-simple barbecue dressing for a filling lunch or dinner.

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

8 cups mixed lettuce or greens

1 cup finely chopped green cabbage

1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes

½ cup cooked corn

12 oz. roasted chicken breast, warmed

Dressing

1/3 cup fresh orange juice

2 tbsp prepared barbecue sauce

1 tbsp olive oil

¼ tsp ground black pepper

1/8 tsp garlic powder

Directions

Add 2 cups of lettuce to each serving bowl. Top with ¼ cup of chopped cabbage and ¼ of the tomatoes. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of corn over each salad. Add 3 ounces of roasted chicken to each bowl.

In a small dish, whisk together the orange juice and barbecue sauce. Whisk in the olive oil, black pepper, and garlic powder.

Drizzle about 2 tablespoons of dressing over each salad before serving.

Nutrition information for 1 serving: Calories 242; Total Fat 7.1 g; Saturated Fat 1.3 g; Trans Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 72 mg; Sodium 167 mg; Carbohydrate 18.9 g; Fiber 6 g; Sugar 8 g; Protein 28.9 g

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