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Jalapeno Chicken Salad

For folks who love a little kick in their salad!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword jalapeno salad, Salad, summer salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1 Rotisserie Chicken, shredded, skin removed
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 heads Romain Lettuce, chopped
  • 1 Roma Tomato, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 avocado, cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
  • 1 can (15.25 ounces) corn
  • 1 cup Jalapeno Ranch Dressing (link to recipe in notes)
  • 1 cup Crispy Fried Jalapenos (link to recipe in notes)


  1. In a medium bowl, combine shredded chicken, chili powder, lime juice, cumin, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder.

  2. In a separate large bowl, combine romaine lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon, avocado, cilantro, corn and 1/2 jalapeno ranch dressing.  Add in chicken. Toss to coat.  (Add more dressing to taste.)

  3. Top with crispy fried jalapenos.

  4. Serve Immediately.

Recipe Notes

Click here--- Crispy Fried Jalapenos

Click here--- Jalapeno Ranch Dressing