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BBQ CHICKEN SALAD

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 small boneless/skinless chicken breasts grilled and sliced
  • Coarse salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper 1⁄2 cup BBQ Sauce plus additional for adding to the salad (your favorite kind)
  • 6 cups Romaine lettuce sliced or torn
  • 1 to mato diced
  • 1 cup corn (fresh or frozen), cooked
  • 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1 ⁄4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 ⁄4 cup Ranch Dressing
  • 1 lime cut into wedges Tortilla strips for topping

Instructions

  1. With a wet paper towel wipe off the chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Turn the grill to medium high heat.
  2. Oil the grate. Take a paper towel and fold it into a square. Drizzle with oil, using your tongs run it over the top of the grate. Grill the chicken 4-6 min. per side, basting the chicken with BBQ sauce as you go. Let the chicken cool a bit and slice.
  3. In a medium size bowl combine the lettuce, tomato, corn, black beans, avocado, cilantro and ranch dressing. Mix. Add in the warm sliced chicken and more BBQ sauce, to your liking. Squeeze lime juice onto the salad and top with Tortilla Strips. Serve.
  4. Serve with: Grilled Garlic Parmesan Bread page 173.