Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad
Contributed by: NAPSA
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Prep Time: 15 min. Cook Time: 15-20 min.
- 4 medium chicken breast halves, boneless skinless
- 1 head hearts of romaine lettuce
- 1 can corn, shoepeg, drained
- 1 can black beans, drained
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, cubed
- 1 avocado, peeled and chopped
- 1/2 cup ranch dressing
- 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
Drizzle chicken with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken over medium-high heat for about 7-10 minutes per side. Let cool and slice.
Cut up lettuce and add remaining ingredients to salad.
Mix ranch dressing and barbecue sauce. Pour over salad and toss to coat.
This is a great main-course salad to throw together with leftover chicken from the night before.
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Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings