Smoked Chicken Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

A delicious summer salad with fresh heirloom tomatoes, smoked chicken breast on a bed of Little Gem lettuce and herbs.

Ingredients

4-6 heads of Little Gems or baby Romaines halved and cut into 1/4 inch slices

16 large basil leaves cut into 1/8 inch strips

1/2 -1 pound jicama julienned or cubed

2 C shredded Mexican cheese blend

1 C black beans rinsed and drained

1 C frozen corn microwaved

6 T chopped cilantro

1- 1 1/2 pounds heirloom tomatoes diced

Season with salt and pepper prior to serving

1 large smoked chicken breast cubedSmoked Chicken Using a Weber Smokey Mountain

1/3 C barbeque sauce¹

1/2 C sliced scallions

3 C fried tortilla stripsEasy to Make Crispy Tortilla Salad Strips

1/2-3/4 C herb ranch dressing

Directions

In large bowl mix lettuce, basil, jicama, cheese, beans, corn, and cilantro and dress with ranch dressing.

Plate to four salad bowls.

Divide tomatoes around the four salads

Toss chicken in barbeque sauce.

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Top salads with chicken and tortilla strips.

Serve

Notes

1 I use Williams Sonoma Ghost Chili Garlic Sauce to dress the chicken.