Grilled chicken BLT salad

Grilled chicken BLT salad

Juicy grilled chicken BLT salad is everything you want from a salad and more. Crispy bacon, creamy avocado and punchy lemon-herb dressing? Yes please!
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword BLT salad, easy dinner recipe, Easy grilled chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 375kcal
Author Alida Ryder


For the grilled chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless + skinless
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

For the salad

  • 8 strips streaky bacon cooked to your preference
  • lettuce
  • baby tomatoes halved
  • 1 avocado sliced

For the lemon-herb dressing

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all the marinade ingredients and mix well. Pour over the chicken and allow to marinade while you pre-heat the grill or grill pan on the stove.
  • Cook the the chicken for 4-5 minutes per side (depending on thickness) until cooked through and golden brown on both sides.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes before slicing.
  • To assemble the salad, add a bed of lettuce to serving plates and top with tomatoes, sliced avocado, crispy bacon and sliced chicken.
  • Mix together the dressing ingredients then drizzle over the salad before serving.


Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 735mg | Potassium: 662mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.9mg