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Smoky Ranch Chicken Salad

Easy keto salads are something I really live to whip up. This smoky ranch chicken salad has all the great flavour you would ever want in a salad and literally takes no time to create at all.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
Cuisine: Australian Keto
Recipe Category: Low Carb
Calories: 554kcal
Author: Megan Ellam
Servings: 1 serve
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  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 teaspoon nigella seeds or black sesame seeds
  • 80 g pre-cooked chicken breast sliced
  • 40 g ham roughly chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup lettuce
  • 3 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 30 g cheese I use gouda


  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 10 g 10ml lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder or smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  • Mix all ingredients and taste. If it requires any more lemon or seasoning adjust to taste. Pour dressing into glass jar and reserve.
  • Press one side of the avocado into the nigella seeds. Reserve
  • Mix all salad ingredients in bowl or plate and top with avocado and dressing.
  • Serve.


1. Any protein can be used in this salad.
2. For a vegetarian version substitute the meats for sliced mushrooms, cucumber, and pumpkin.
3. For a vegan dressing swap the sour cream for coconut yoghurt, and mayonnaise for a vegan mayonnaise.
4. This recipe works perfect for Mason Jar salads. Just add your dressing to the bottom and layer the salad.
5. Best to eat within 24 hours of making.


Serving: 1serve | Calories: 554kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 850mg | Potassium: 760mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4115IU | Vitamin C: 29.9mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 2.3mg | Net Carbs: 6g
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