Smoked Chicken Salad

Smoked Chicken Salad Recipe
This Smoked Chicken Salad recipe uses my leftover smoked beer can chicken, or rotisserie chicken, for an easy weeknight meal.

This delicious smoked chicken salad recipe with avocado and mesclun greens is a great dish for a summer barbecue. This easy chicken salad recipe makes great use of leftover chicken — especially my smoked beer can chicken. You can easily use any leftover rotisserie chicken in place of the smoked chicken for this dish with great results.

I adapted this recipe from Irish chef Conrad Gallagher and his “Take 6 Ingredients” cookbook.

Smoked Chicken Salad

This delicious smoked chicken salad recipe with avocado and mesclun greens is a great dish for a summer barbecue.
This easy chicken salad recipe makes great use of leftover chicken — especially my smoked beer can chicken.
You can easily use any leftover rotisserie chicken for this dish with great results.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups smoked chicken or rotisserie chicken leftovers shredded
  • Mixed organic greens
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 lemon juice only
  • pinch salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic shallot puree
  • 1 avocado sliced lengthwise, for garnish

White Wine Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup hazelnut or grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic shallot puree

Instructions
 

Make the Dressing

  • Mix together 1/2 cup hazelnut or grapeseed oil, 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon garlic shallot puree. Pour into a squirt bottle.

Make the Salad

  • Rough chop the chicken leftovers and put into a mixing bowl. Mix the mayo lemon, salt, pepper and garlic. Fold into the chicken, just enough to bind the chicken together. You may not need all of it. Put in the refrigerator until cool.
  • Put 1/4 of sliced avocado on plate. Add chicken in a mound on top. Add organic mixed greens. Top with dressing and fresh cracked pepper.

Video

Keyword rotisserie chicken, smoked chicken

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