BBQ Chicken Entrée Salad with Cilantro Ranch Dressing

This BBQ Chicken Entree Salad with Cilantro Ranch Dressing is an easy weeknight meal that's refreshing and budget-friendly.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, entree salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 565kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 10 ounces chopped romaine lettuce
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro divided
  • ½ cup corn cooked and slightly cooled
  • ¼ cup halved and sliced radishes
  • 15 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 large avocado sliced
  • 1/3 cup Ranch Dressing


  • Adjust oven rack to the middle position and preheat to 375 degrees F. Place the chicken in an 8x8-inch baking dish and cover evenly with the KRAFT Barbecue Sauce. Cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken's internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Let the chicken cool slightly and slice on a diagonal.
  • In a large bowl add the romaine lettuce, 1/4 cup of the chopped cilantro, corn, radishes, black beans, VELVEETA Shredded Cheese, and tomato. Toss until all of the toppings are evenly distributed. Pour the salad out onto a large platter and top with the sliced chicken and avocado.
  • In a small bowl mix the KRAFT Ranch Dressing and the remaining 1/4 cup cilantro together. Top the salad with the ranch dressing mixture serve.


Calories: 565kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 1235mg | Potassium: 1380mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 6745IU | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 237mg | Iron: 4.2mg