Lean and Green Entree | BBQ Chicken & Ranch Broccoli Salad

This BBQ chicken and broccoli salad offers a delightful combination of smoky flavors, crisp vegetables, and tender chicken. It’s a perfect dish for a summer gathering or a healthy meal option any time of the year. Enjoy!

Lean and Green Entree | BBQ Chicken & Ranch Broccoli Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 4 (6-oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp no sugar added BBQ seasoning
  • 6 cups broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp regular mayo
  • 1 tbsp homemade ranch seasoning (recipe in directions)


  •  Preheat grill.
  • Pound chicken to even thickness, and season with BBQ seasoning.
  • Grill chicken until internal temperature of 165⁰F, about 4 to 6 minutes per side depending on the thickness.
  • To make the homemade ranch seasoning: Combine 2 tbsp dried parsley, 1 tbsp dried dill, 1 tbsp dried chives, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp onion powder, 2 tsp salt, and 1 tsp black pepper in a spice grinder. Pulse 5 to 7 times to enhance the taste and texture of the seasoning mix. Alternatively, you can mix all of the dried herbs and spices in a bowl. Store in an air-tight container until ready to use.
  • In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, yogurt, mayo, and ranch seasoning. Toss well.
  • Each serving should have 6 ounces cooked chicken and 1½ cups broccoli salad.
Keyword Gluten Free, Keto

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