A delicious summer keto chicken salad with melt-in-your-mouth avocado, moist shredded chicken, crispy bacon, and lemon dressing.
Hot days call for salad and I am here to tell you that keto salad recipes are far from boring tasteless meals. On the contrary, low-carb salads are high in healthy fat from avocado, olive oil, or meat which means happy brain food that also satisfies your biggest hunger. So let’s see how easy you can make a keto chicken salad at home.
No, classic avocado chicken salads are not keto-friendly as most recipes out there use corn. Corn is not a keto-friendly vegetable. Corn is high in sugar and carbs. Plus, be very careful when ordering salads in a restaurant!
The worst part is always the dressing. In fact, most restaurant salad dressings are loaded with honey. So sugar and carbs. My tip, always order your salad with no dressing and olive oil on the side!
It is very easy to make your own keto avocado chicken salad at home. First, let’s see the ingredients you need to make the salad. Then, let’s talk about the lemon olive oil dressing. And, finally, I will share with you the many different fun ways you can eat your keto salad!
The best dressing to go with avocado is a lemon olive oil dressing. All you need to make this simple keto salad dressing are:
Keto or not, this avocado chicken salad recipe is a healthy salad for anyone looking for a fulfilling meal, side to BBQ meat, or light dinner.
Of course, this is a chicken bacon avocado salad, and if bacon is a bit too high on saturated fat for you, let me give you some options.
First, you can use chicken bacon that is reduced in saturated fat and provides the same culinary pleasure as regular bacon.
Then, you can use a low-saturated fat cheese like mozzarella, cheddar, Monterey Jack, or blue cheese.
Finally, simply use a low-carb vegetable like chopped capsicum, celery, or radish, it will be delicious with the chicken and avocado too!
The most important part of this recipe is to use cold shredded chicken and bacon. Obviously, you don’t want to add warm chicken or bacon to your cold vegetables or they will wild the vegetable. So this is how you should prepare the salad:
You can make delicious salad sandwiches on keto using either a keto flatbread or keto bread. I recommend you use my keto bread recipes below to make an avocado chicken salad sandwich wraps or sandwiches.
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