BLT Chicken Salad Recipe
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BLT Chicken Salad Recipe

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I like this salad because I can prepare all the ingredients ahead of time and just throw it together at the last minute. Barbecue sauce in the dressing gives a different taste to this green salad that features the fun fixings for a BLT chicken sandwich. Even picky eaters love it. -Cindy Moore, Mooresville, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 cups torn salad greens
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
  • 10 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 hard-boiled large eggs, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 281 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 324mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; mix well. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Place salad greens on a large serving platter. Sprinkle with tomatoes, chicken and bacon; garnish with eggs. Drizzle with dressing. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as BLT Chicken Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p29

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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mamamarie User ID: 568814 266026
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

"This was very good. We love salads. The only change I made was not putting bacon in this. We are not bacon eaters. I would make this again. Thanks for the recipe."

ReinaW User ID: 5847841 255369
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2016

"Delicious! We used prepared chicken salad and added BBQ sauce to the mix, topped with avocado and it was a hit. The best salad for salad week yet!!"

mumsay User ID: 7742579 228393
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015 Edited Aug. 15, 2015

"Delicious! The only substitutes I made were turkey instead of chicken, and whole grape tomatoes for chopped tomatoes."

Grace1018 User ID: 7559734 70428
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2014

"This was fabulous! The whole family raved about it. We added avocado and shredded cheese. My daughter did not like the dressing but she was fine with table dressing."

2boyz4sarah User ID: 5363512 97950
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2011

"Great salad! We made it with grilled chicken that had a spicy chicken rub on it. I added green onions to the salad and my husband added shredded cheddar cheese to his salad. Both were delicious additions. I loved this dressing and my kids have used it for a chicken nugget dipping sauce as well. This recipe will be a staple in our house this summer. Yummy!!!!"

linzerbug User ID: 161685 55767
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2010

"Delicious and easy to prepare. Dressing was a great switch from the norm."

psd30 User ID: 3623196 27206
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2010

"This was a quick and easy recipe that eventhe kids enjoy."

rbarton User ID: 3514325 55765
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2009

"This was delicious! I marinated chicken in herb & garlic before grilling and used pepper bacon. The eggs were a surprisingly good flavor blend."

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