Food & Recipes

BBQ Southwestern Chicken Salad

by Elaine Magee

BBQ Southwestern Chicken Salad

Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: About 3 Minutes
Serves: 4 Servings

8 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup canned corn, drained
1/2 cup light ranch dressing
2 cups chopped cooked, boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/3 cup bottled BBQ sauce
2 cups thin jicama strips or carrots

1. Put lettuce, black beans, corn, and ranch dressing in a large serving bowl and toss.
2. In a small mixing bowl, stir together the chicken pieces and the BBQ sauce.
3. Serve salads individually, with about 2 cups of the lettuce mixture, topped with 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture and 1/2 cup of the jicama strips.

How kids can help: Drain and measure beans and corn; measure and add ranch dressing; toss salad ingredients; toss chicken with BBQ sauce.

Per serving (1/4 recipe): 324 calories, 11.4 g fat (2.3 g saturated), 594 mg sodium, 65.2 mg cholesterol.