Blackened Chicken Salad Recipe

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"I'm always in need of quick recipes," says Tanya Brady from Montague, Michigan. "I like to serve this healthy salad with garlic cheese bread and peanut butter cookies for dessert." TIP: Tanya stirs up a big batch of the seasoning rub and keeps it on hand, so she can start this salad in no time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Italian-blend salad greens
  • 4 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 cup seasoned salad croutons
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup salad dressing of your choice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 380 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 1031mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 38g protein.


  1. Combine the seasonings; rub over chicken. Broil or grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  2. On a serving platter or individual plates, arrange the salad greens, tomatoes and red pepper. Slice chicken; place over salad. Top with croutons and dressing. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Blackened Chicken Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p48

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voodoowitch User ID: 635464 206638
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2012

"Yummm. I've been going through old issues and had this one marked to try. Glad I did. I switched the sweet red pepper for avocado and used ranch but caesar would be good too."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 151734
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"Excellent recipe, I used ranch dressing whichI think was perfect with the spicy chicken"

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