Spicy Barbecue Chicken Salad
An easy chicken and bacon salad, featuring a sweet and spicy barbecue dressing.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
- 1 medium chicken breast trimmed and pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
- 2-3 slices thick cut bacon
- Monterey jack cheese
- Seasoned tortilla strips
- 1/3 C Barbecue sauce
- 2 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- Dash of cayenne pepper
- 1/8 tsp garlic powder
In a medium skillet over medium heat, cook bacon. Drain on a paper towel.
Lightly season chicken breast on both sides with salt and pepper. Using the same skillet, cook over medium heat, flipping halfway through or roughly 5 minutes per side. Chicken should no longer be pink in the center when sliced.
Chop bacon and slice chicken into strips.
Prepare dressing: in a small bowl mix together barbecue sauce, lemon juice, pepper, cayenne and garlic powder. Arrange lettuce. Top off with cheese, bacon, chicken and tortilla strips. Drizzle entire salad with barbecue dressing.
Store any remaining dressing in the fridge.