BBQ Chicken Salad With Creamy BBQ Cilantro Lime Dressing

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by gailanng

Fabulous...FABulous...FABULOUS original creation from Mel's Kitchen Cafe. Note: For a slightly lighter and zestier dressing replaced some of the mayonnaise with lowfat or regular plain yogurt.

Top Review by DailyInspiration

Fabulous is absolutely correct! What a delicious salad and the dressing is to die for! I used the breast meat from a large rotisserie chicken and of course, some Sweet Baby Ray's bbq sauce. The only addition I made was to add some sweet grape tomatoes and avocado. I highly recommend this salad -- it made a delicious, filling lunch and would be a great light dinner as well. Loved it! Made for ZWT-8-Family Pick, 2012.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the salad, combine the cooked chicken and BBQ sauce in a medium bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce, red onion, cilantro, corn, black beans and cheese. Toss the mixed salad with about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the dressing, if desired. Otherwise, you can serve the dressing on the side. Place salad on plates and top with the prepared BBQ chicken and additional dressing.
  3. For the dressing, combine all the ingredients together and whisk (or shake, if using a jar) vigorously to combine. You could also run this through a blender to make it even more smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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