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BBQ'D Ranchero Chicken Salad

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 12 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 475
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
12 min

This salad has so much variety! Prepare your bowl full of lettuce and other garden-fresh ingredients with Sargento® Traditional Cut Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese and a dash of chili powder and cumin to create a bed for the savory barbecue glazed chicken to be placed on top. This salad is great for serving at a picnic or party along with ranch dressing.

  • 6 (1-1/2 lbs.) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) mixed salad greens
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) Sargento® Traditional Cut Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (2.5 oz.) sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Ranch salad dressing
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cumin
  1. Brush both sides of chicken with barbecue sauce. Place on preheated grill; grill 6 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
  2. Combine lettuce, tomatoes, 3/4 cup cheese, red pepper, corn, beans, olives and green onions in large bowl. Combine dressing, chili powder and cumin in small bowl.
  3. Divide lettuce mixture onto 6 serving plates. Slice chicken; arrange over lettuce. Drizzle salads with dressing and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Serving Size


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 28.60g 44%
Sat. Fat 8.60g 43%
Mono Unsat. Fat 4.30g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.10g
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 988mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 246RE
Vitamin C 33mg 55%
Calcium 261mg 26%
Iron 3mg 17%