Main dish salads may be my absolute favourite kind of dinner. Of course, I feel like I call a lot of things my favourite in this space. I like food?
But I DO really love salads. I could happily eat salad for supper every night and not get bored. I mean, so many combinations and flavours! Salads just don’t get boring in my world. Of course, I live with someone who would vehemently disagree with that statement, so we don’t have salads for supper every night. But seriously, it’s too bad, because main dish salads are amazing.
This BBQ chicken chop salad is no exception. Full of flavour, and it even has a bit of a southwest note to it which is, of course, my favourite. Um, I might need a new word. Everything IS, evidently, my favourite. But, you know what, you don’t start a food blog if you don’t love food and trying new things, and having lots of favourites, so I guess it’s okay.
I love the melding of flavours in this particular main dish salad. It’s BBQ chicken, but it also seems almost like a taco salad. And that combination somehow works. The creamy cilantro lime dressing with a hint of BBQ flavour in it complements the salad perfectly, so don’t just use a bottled dressing. It takes very little time to make and is so good. It is a large amount of dressing though, so you may not use it all (we didn’t) depending on how much dressing you like on your salad. But the leftovers will keep for a bit in the fridge so you can have salads for a few days. Yay for salad!
Also, this BBQ chicken chop salad just plain feels like summer, which is a definite bonus in March!