Thursday, May 21, 2015

Buffalo Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad


Swimsuit season is upon us! If you're like most people, you are probably looking for new and exciting ways to eat healthier, or maybe even loose a few pounds. This salad is perfect for that! It tastes great, and it has a healthy balance of protein and carbs, so that you'll feel fuller longer - making it easier to stay on the right track. Even if you're not dieting, you will love the variety of flavors that this salad brings.

 Printable Recipe 
Ingredients:
  • 2 strips of Bacon
  • 1 cooked Chicken Breast, chunked
  • 1 Tbs Buffalo Wing Sauce 
  • 2 cups Leafy Greens 
  • 1 Boiled Egg
  • 1/2 cup Corn 
  • 4 - 6 bite sized Tomatoes, optional
  • Ranch Dressing

Method:

Fry your bacon until crisp, and remove to paper towels to drain and cool. 


Place your chicken breast chunks and wing sauce in a bowl. (You can use any kind you like, grilled, rotisserie, or even canned. I had a fried chicken breast leftover from last night's Supper, so that is what I used. I did remove as much of the skin as I could, though) Gently toss until the pieces are well coated. (Depending on your tastes, and the size of your chicken breast - you may need a little more, or a little less sauce. Just use your best judgement.) Let them rest in the bowl while you start to assemble the salad.

Lay out your leafy greens on a plate. (I used green leaf lettuce today, but you can use anything that you like.) Arrange the chicken down the middle of the plate. Slice the egg, and arrange the slices on one side of the chicken. Now put the corn on the other side. Finally, place your tomatoes around, if using. (Tomatoes taste really great in this salad. I just didn't have any today.)

Crumble your bacon over the top, and drizzle on a little bit of your favorite ranch dressing.


Makes 1 salad.




Enjoy!  


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 Beet and Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad 



 Blueberry Peach Spinach Chicken Salad 


7 comments:

  1. What a good looking salad! Thanks for sharing with Idea Box!

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  2. This looks so yummy. I can't wait to make it and taste it. Thanks so much for linking up this week at #HomeMattersParty. Can't wait to see what you link up next week.

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    1. It really is good! I hope you like it. :o)

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  3. Love salads this time of year! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

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  4. This salad looks full of flavors James would like - bacon, ranch, and buffalo. :) Thanks for stopping by and sharing this recipe with us - you're featured this week on Five Friday Finds!

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