5 from 1 vote
Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Perfect for lunch or dinner, this Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad is filling, nutritious and tasty! The great flavors of ranch dressing mixed with bacon take this Chicken Salad Recipe to the next level! A healthy Whole30 and Paleo compliant lunch option.

Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Author: Nicole Harris
Ingredients
Chicken
  • 12 ounces Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast
  • Salt/Pepper
  • Olive Oil
Chicken Salad
  • 5 ounces Bacon* (cooked & chopped)
  • 2 Celery Stalks (chopped)
  • 1/4 Cup Finely Chopped Red Onion
  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 3 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Fresh Dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh Cracked Pepper
Instructions
Chicken
  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF

    Salt and pepper chicken breasts, grease roasting dish with oil and place chicken in roasting dish.

    Bake for 25-30 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165ºF (time varies depending on thickness)

    Let cool then shred or chop.

Chicken Salad
  1. Combine all ingredients with chicken. Mix until thoroughly combined.

    Serve over salad, on wraps, sandwiches or alone.

Recipe Notes

*My preferred bacon preparation method:

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line baking sheet with foil and spray or grease with oil. Lay bacon flat on baking sheet. Bake for approximately 15 minutes or to desired doneness. (flip half way through)