Bacon Avocado Chicken Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Bacon Avocado Chicken Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Okay, so I admit it, I’m not much of a salad gal, but this one changed my mind! It’s filling yet it feels light and it is packed with wonderful, delicious flavors. And did I mention the crispy bacon? How can anything be bad with the addition of bacon? So here we go!

INGREDIENTS

Salad:

  • 2 chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 2 avocados diced
  • 1 cup of corn kernels 1 ear of corn
  • 6 slices bacon cooked crisp and chopped
  • 4 cups chopped lettuce
  • 2 Roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped chives

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing:

  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 lime juiced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • salt & pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Whisk dressing ingredients together in a small bowl, or place ingredients in a mason jar, seal and shake well.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Salad:

  • Toss salad ingredients together in a large bowl. Pieces should be as evenly sized as possible. 
  • Toss with half of the salad dressing. Add more dressing as desired.
  • Enjoy immediately.

Recipe courtesy of: yellowblissroad.com

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