BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad

Another great recipe from Kristen at “Iowa Girl Eats”. I used Skinny Ranch Dressing and a Healthier Barbecue sauce. Fantastic however!

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Serves: 4


2 chicken breasts, pounded thin
extra virgin olive oil, salt & pepper
1/3 cup BBQ sauce
2 ears sweet corn
2-10oz bags chopped romaine lettuce
2 vine ripened tomatoes, chopped
1 cup black beans
1/2 small red onion, chopped
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
crushed tortilla chips
Light ranch dressing
BBQ sauce


Brush chicken breasts with extra virgin olive oil then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes a side, brushing grilled side with BBQ sauce after flipping once. Grill ears of corn, rotating occasionally, until evenly charred. Remove chicken and corn, let cool slightly, then chop chicken and slice corn kernels off cob and set aside.

In a very large bowl add lettuce (may need to do this in a couple batches.) Use a pizza cutter to evenly chop lettuce into small pieces then toss with tomatoes, black beans, red onion, cheeses, tortilla chips, chicken, and corn. Drizzle with light ranch dressing and bbq sauce (or your favorite dressing) then toss and serve immediately.

Servings 4.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 498
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18 g 27 %
Saturated Fat 7 g 36 %
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 95 mg 32 %
Sodium 508 mg 21 %
Potassium 26 mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 47 g 16 %
Dietary Fiber 7 g 30 %
Sugars 22 g
Protein 43 g 85 %
Vitamin A 88 %
Vitamin C 42 %
Calcium 26 %
Iron 17 %