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Southern BBQ Chicken Salad in a bowl ready for the dressing.

Southern BBQ Chicken Salad Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Dinner Salads 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chopping
  • Cuisine: American


Keep your kitchen cool and get dinner on the table quick with this hunger satisfying southern BBQ chicken salad with BBQ ranch dressing!


  • One head lettuce
  • One Head Romaine Lettuce
  • One 3 lb. BBQ Flavored Rotisserie Chicken
  • 2 Avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped up
  • 1 Can Olives, thinly sliced
  • 1 Can Seasoned Black Beans, drained
  • 4 Hard Boiled Eggs, shelled and chopped
  • 2 Cup Fiesta Blend Cheese
  • 1/2 of a Large Red Onion Chopped up
  • 4.5 oz Bag of Chili Lime Flavored Tortilla Strips (Trust me, you've got to add these)
  • 1 Cup Ranch Dressing (Made from the Hidden Valley Ranch Mix)
  • 1 Cup BBQ Sauce (I used Sweet Baby Ray's)


  1. Wash, chop, slice and dice the lettuces, chicken, avocados, red onion, olives, and eggs.  Drain the black beans.
  2. Divide the lettuces into 4 dinner salads.
  3. Top with the chicken, cheese, beans, olives, avocados, eggs, onions and the chili lime tortilla strips.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the ranch dressing and barbecue sauce together.  Drizzle over the salads.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Keywords: salad, dinner salad, chicken salad

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