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.