BLT Chicken Salad

A main dish salad ready in just 15 minutes! Featuring grilled chicken and bacon this fresh salad is packed with greens, cucumber, tomatoes and tossed in a flavorful dressing.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

Salad

1
medium cucumber
1
(10-oz.) pkg. European or Italian salad greens
1
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated grilled chicken strips
4
slices precooked bacon, cut into pieces
1
medium tomato, cut into thin wedges

Dressing

1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
teaspoon sugar
2
teaspoons lemon juice
1
garlic clove, minced

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Shred half of cucumber; reserve. Slice remaining cucumber. In large bowl, combine sliced cucumber and all remaining salad ingredients.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine shredded cucumber and all dressing ingredients; mix well. Spoon dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • 1 Shred half of cucumber; reserve. Slice remaining cucumber. In large bowl, combine sliced cucumber and all remaining salad ingredients.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine shredded cucumber and all dressing ingredients; mix well. Spoon dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use leftover grilled or roasted chicken in place of packaged chicken strips. Cut the chicken into 1/2-inch strips and measure 2 cups.

To reduce the fat in each serving of this salad by about 23 grams, use turkey bacon and reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing. Each serving of the lighter salad contains about 180 fewer calories than each serving of the original recipe.

Garlic croutons tossed with this salad lend a flavorful crunch.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 1/2 Cups
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 5 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.