Chopped Chicken Salad
Recipe Type: Salad
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 8 hours
Total time: 8 hours 10 mins
Serves: 6 to 8
Slow cooking the chicken makes it super tender and flavorful. This delicious chicken salad is a meal all in one complete with protein, fiber, and packed full of flavor. Use this recipe for leftover bbq chicken, too, and save yourself loads of time!
- 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 1/2 cups bbq sauce of your choice
- 6 cups mixed geens
- 1 1/2 cups black beans, rinsed
- 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
- 3/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1-1/2 cups low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 cup fresh or frozen kernel corn
- 1 cup chopped red onion
- 2 avocados, thickly sliced crosswise
- pinch of sea salt per serving
- pinch of black pepper per serving
- 2 limes, quartered
- Place chicken in a crock pot with your choice of BBQ Sauce.
- Turn on low for 8 hours.
- Place cooked chicken in a medium or large mixing bowl and shred with a fork.
- In a separate large mixing bowl, toss together mixed greens, black beans, tomatoes, cilantro, cheese, corn, and onion.
- Place 1 1/2 cups mixed green mixture on serving plate and top with 3/4 cup chicken.
- Top with avocado slices and finish with a pinch of sea salt, black pepper, and squeeze of fresh lime.
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