Barbecued Chicken Salad

Rotisserie chicken is a speedy stir-in for a main-dish salad dressed with zesty barbecue sauce and creamy mayonnaise. No rotisserie chicken? Just use 4 cups of the thawed Make-Ahead Shredded Chicken Breast.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

4
slices thick-sliced bacon (about 5 oz), diced
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3
cup barbecue sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
cups bite-size pieces deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
1/2
cup finely chopped red onion
1
jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
4
large Bibb lettuce leaves
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat mayonnaise, barbecue sauce and salt with wire whisk until blended.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir chicken, bacon, onion, jalapeño chile and mayonnaise mixture until well mixed. Serve in lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

For a spicier or sweeter salad, use a spicier or sweeter barbecue sauce.

For a more developed flavor, refrigerate the chicken salad overnight or up to 24 hours before serving on the lettuce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
260),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
29%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1860mg
1860%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.