California Chicken Salad Recipe


The California chicken salad is a refreshing and healthy dish that combines the flavors of grilled chicken, fresh vegetables, and a tangy dressing. It is perfect for a light lunch or dinner option. The prep time for this recipe is approximately 15 minutes, and the cook time is around 20 minutes.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the chicken for about 6-8 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  4. Remove the chicken from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes.
  5. Slice the chicken into thin strips.
  6. In a large bowl, combine the salad greens, avocado, cherry tomatoes, corn, black beans, red onion, and cilantro.
  7. Add the sliced chicken to the bowl.
  8. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.
  9. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  10. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese on top.
  11. Serve the California chicken salad immediately and enjoy!