This Bbq Chicken Salad Recipe is great for summertime lunches and meal prepping. Chicken salad flavored with barbecue sauce is fantastic in wraps, sandwiches or with crackers.
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Shredded Bbq Chicken Salad
We eat a lot of chicken salad at my house, especially during the summer months. So it is necessary to have lots of different flavor variations to keep it interesting. This Bbq Chicken Salad is one of our favorites because it is simple yet full of bbq flavor.
How To Make Chicken Salad with Rotisserie Chicken
You can most definitely use store bought rotisserie chicken as a shortcut. Not only is it convenient but it is super tender and tasty too. Here is a recipe for Super Easy Rotisserie Chicken Salad.
If not using rotisserie chicken, cook your chicken however you prefer. Here are a few options:
Ingredients Needed For Chicken Salad (screenshot for grocery list)
- Red Onion
- Red Pepper
- Bbq Sauce
- Brown Mustard
How Do You Make Barbecue Chicken Salad
- Pull the chicken meat from the bones or chop chicken breasts to get approximately 3 cups of chicken meat.
- Mix all ingredients and stir until fully combined.
- Salt and pepper to taste.
- Store and refrigerate in an airtight container.
How Should You Serve Chicken Salad:
In wraps, sandwiches or on a green salad. Chicken salad is also great as a snack with crackers. My favorite is barbecue chicken salad wraps.
Looking for more chicken salad recipes? Check out this post with 40 of the Best Chicken Salad Recipes.
- Cooked Chicken - chopped/shredded (approx 3 cups)
- 3 Celery Stalks - chopped/sliced
- 1/4 Cup Thinly Sliced Red Onion
- 1 Small Red Pepper - seeded, chopped
- 1/2-3/4 Cup Mayonnaise (to preference)
- 5-6 Tablespoons Bbq Sauce
- 1 teaspoon Brown Mustard
- Salt/Pepper - to taste
- Fresh Chopped Parsley
Pull the chicken meat from the bones or chop chicken breasts to get approximately 3 cups of chicken meat.
Mix all ingredients and stir until fully combined.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Store and refrigerate in an airtight container.
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Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 387Total Fat 36gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 29gCholesterol 33mgSodium 507mgCarbohydrates 11gFiber 1gSugar 8gProtein 5g
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