BLT Chicken Salad

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Cherie Hammond

By
@Momma_CC

This is one of my favorite chicken salads. It is versatile because you can use the BBQ styled dressing it calls for or a dressing of your choice. I sometimes like to use either Ranch or Greek Feta dressing. (This recipe came from Quick Cooking recipe books)

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I am always ready to try a new salad and when BLT is in the title... well, hold me back! The BBQ sauce adds an unusual and pleasantly surprising twist that caps the salad off perfectly - ideal for a summer afternoon. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 13 votes

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Method:
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Ingredients

  • 8 c
    torn salad greens
  • 2
    large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken, cooked and cubed
  • 10
    bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2
    hard boiled eggs, sliced
  • ·
    BBQ Dressing
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    BBQ sauce, your favorite!
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper

How to Make BLT Chicken Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. In a small bowl, combine the 5 ingredients listed under BBQ Dressing, mix well. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Place salad greens on a large platter. Sprinkle with tomatoes, chicken and bacon; garnish with eggs.
  3. Drizzle with Dressing or serve the dressing on the side.
  4. My tips...as I said in my above comment, I sometimes just serve it with Ranch or a Greek Feta Dressing. I like to use cherry tomatoes and just cut them in half. Use as many eggs as you like...and I also like to add cubed mozzarella cheese. You can also use cooked and cubed turkey instead of chicken!

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About BLT Chicken Salad

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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