Amy's Barbecue Chicken Salad


This is very similar to a salad at a popular restaurant near my house. I loved it there and decided to make it at home. It's one of my favorite salads to make now!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Additional Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 servings


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 head red leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn

  • 1 head green leaf lettuce, rinsed and torn

  • 1 fresh tomato, chopped

  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained

  • 1 (2.8 ounce) can French fried onions

  • ½ cup Ranch dressing

  • ½ cup barbeque sauce


  1. Preheat the grill for high heat.

  2. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place chicken on the grill, and cook 6 minutes per side, or until juices run clear. Remove from heat, cool, and slice.

  3. In a large bowl, mix the red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce, tomato, cilantro, corn, and black beans. Top with the grilled chicken slices and French fried onions.

  4. In a small bowl, mix the Ranch dressing and barbeque sauce. Serve on the side as a dipping sauce, or toss with the salad to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

301 Calories
14g Fat
32g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 301
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 805mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 18mg 92%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 535mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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