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Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

A healthier twist on the traditional chicken bacon ranch sandwich

Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken bacon ranch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 497 kcal


  • 24 oz grilled chicken, cubed
  • salt, ground pepper, creole, blackening seasoning (to lightly season chicken)
  • 10 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cups pineapple, cubed
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1/2 cup lite shredded cheese


  • 1/2 cup lite ranch or greek yogurt ranch dressing
  • 2 tbsp bbq sauce


  1. cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise and lightly season both sides with salt, pepper, creole and blackening seasoning. 

    cut chicken breasts and season
  2. grill chicken for approximately 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. flip halfway through. Let cool and cube. 

    chicken bacon ranch salad grill chicken
  3. cook bacon, cut tomatoes, cube avocado, core and cube pineapple (click here for how to cut and core pineapple). line up all components for later.  

    chicken bacon ranch salad line up all ingredients
  4. make dressing by mixing bbq sauce with ranch dressing. 

    chicken bacon ranch salad make dressing
  5. start creating your salad by layering lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, pineapple, cheese, bacon and chicken! Top with dressing and Enjoy!

    chicken bacon ranch salad final overview