Summer BBQ Chicken Salad

bbq salad

Servings SERVES: 4Preparation time PREP: 20 min.Cooking time COOK: 10 min.


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips;
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped;
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced;
  • 1 bell pepper, cut into small pieces;
  • ½ avocado, cut into cubes;
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced;
  • ¼ cup BBQ sauce;
  • Cooking fat;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;

Ingredients for the ranch dressing

  • 2 tbsp. homemade mayonnaise;
  • 2 tbsp. coconut milk;
  • ¼ tsp. raw garlic, minced;
  • 1 tsp. fresh dill, minced;
  • 1 tsp. fresh chives, minced;
  • ¼ tsp. paprika;
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper;


  1. Add some cooking fat to a skillet placed over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  3. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  4. Wait until the chicken is cools down; then dice it into bite-sized pieces.
  5. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the ranch dressing and mix well.
  6. Fill a salad bowl with the romaine lettuce. Top with the chicken, tomato, pepper, onion, and avocado.
  7. Pour the ranch dressing and BBQ sauce on top of the salad. Toss gently to combine and serve.

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