Kickin Kay Lynn Chicken Salad Recipe


The Kickin Kay Lynn Chicken Salad is a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for a light lunch or dinner. It combines tender chicken with a kick of spice and a refreshing mix of vegetables. This recipe is quick and easy to make, with a prep time of 15 minutes and a cook time of 20 minutes.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce


  1. Preheat your grill or stovetop grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil, then sprinkle the spice mixture evenly over both sides of the chicken.
  4. Grill the chicken for about 8-10 minutes per side, or until cooked through and no longer pink in the center. Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes.
  5. While the chicken is resting, prepare the salad. In a large bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, cherry tomatoes, red onion, black olives, feta cheese, and cilantro.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the ranch dressing and hot sauce.
  7. Slice the grilled