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BLT Chicken Chopped Salad

BLT Chicken Chopped Salad is full of fresh chopped lettuce, juicy chicken, crispy bacon, and plenty of veggies!  Learn how to make this easy chopped salad for lunch or dinner!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Author Nichole

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Pound Chicken Breast
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper
  • 6 Slices Bacon
  • 1 Head Romaine Lettuce, Chopped
  • 1 Avocado, Diced
  • 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Cut in Half
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs, Peeled and Diced
  • ½ Cup Cheddar Cheese, Shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • Place the chicken breasts on the prepared sheet and rub with the olive oil and season evenly with the salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Bake chicken in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  • While the chicken is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and allow it to rest for 3-5 minutes while you assemble the rest of the salad.
  • Add the chopped lettuce to a large serving bowl. Top evenly with the crumbled bacon, sliced avocado, tomatoes, eggs, and cheese.
  • Slice or chop the chicken as desired and place on the salad.
  • Top with your favorite salad dressing as desired.

Notes

NOTE:  The "cook time" listed is for the chicken if baked in the oven.