Spicy Creamy Chicken Salad Recipe

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Camila Stephens Modified: May 19, 2022
Spicy Creamy Chicken Salad Recipe

How To Make Spicy Creamy Chicken Salad

You won’t get enough of this delicious chicken salad that’s made with chicken baked to perfection, topped with a creamy spicy sauce, and served over greens!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • olive oil spray
  • 2tspolive oil
  • 6tbspwhole wheat breadcrumbs,or gluten-free Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2tbspplain panko,or gluten-free panko
  • 16ozchicken breasts,(2 large) skinless, boneless, cut into 24 1-inch chunks
  • kosher salt and pepper,to taste
  • 4cupsromaine lettuce,shredded
  • 1cupred cabbage,shredded

Skinny Bang Bang Sauce

  • tbsplight mayonnaise
  • 2tbspscallions,finely chopped, plus more for topping
  • tbspThai Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1tspSriracha sauce,or to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil spray.

  2. Put the olive oil in one bowl and the breadcrumbs and panko in another.

  3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, then put in the bowl with the olive oil, and mix well so the olive oil evenly coats all of the chicken.

  4. Put a few chunks of chicken at a time into the breadcrumb mixture to coat, then on the baking sheet.

  5. Lightly spray the top with olive oil spray then bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Turn over then cook for another 4 to 5 minutes, or until cooked through.

  6. Meanwhile, combine the sauce in a medium bowl. When the chicken is ready, drizzle it over the top and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

To make in the air fryer, in batches, cook the chicken in a preheated air fryer at 400 degrees F for 8 minutes, turning halfway.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 355.82kcal
  • Fat: 21.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.31g
  • Fiber: 2.59g
  • Sugar: 3.23g
  • Protein: 26.44g
  • Cholesterol: 72.57mg
  • Sodium: 512.96mg
  • Calcium: 66.66mg
  • Potassium: 486.42mg
  • Iron: 2.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 248.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.15mg
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