Bacon and Jalapeno Chicken Salad

by Eat Well with Lex
bacon and jalapeno chicken salad

Bacon and Jalapeno Chicken Salad is a healthy, quick, and nutritious lunch that can be made ahead of time. This recipe is a twist on the classic chicken salad because the addition of the crispy bacon and zesty jalapenos adds an extra depth flavor and texture. Best of all, it can be made in just minutes. his salad can be served on a bed of greens, in a wrap, or on its own. And it’s healthy enough to enjoy guilt-free! So go ahead and add Bacon and Jalapeno Chicken Salad to your lunch rotation. You’ll be glad you did!

If you’re looking for a quick and easy meal prep recipe, look no further. This bacon and jalapeno chicken salad is a great meal prep option, and the can be served in many different ways. You can make your own shredded chicken or use store-bought rotisserie chicken like I did for a shortcut. Simply shred the chicken, cook the bacon, chop the jalapenos, and mix everything together. Add your favorite dressing and you’re good to go. Whether you’re meal prepping for the week or looking for a last-minute lunch option, this chicken salad is sure to hit the spot.

Ingredients List

  • Rotisserie Chicken
  • Bacon
  • Jalapeno
  • Red onion
  • Sweet dill pickle
  • Mayonnaise
  • Dijon mustard
  • Green onion
  • Smoked paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Serve Bacon and Jalapeno Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. One simple way to enjoy it is as a wrap or sandwich. Simply spread some chicken salad on a wrap or piece of toast, and top with your favorite veggies. For a heartier meal, you can add some chopped lettuce or even on an avocado toast. Another great way to enjoy chicken salad is as a dip. Serve it with some chips or crackers, or use it as a dip for raw vegetables. No matter how you enjoy it, chicken salad is a delicious and easy way to add some flavor to your next meal.

bacon and jalapeno chicken salad

Bacon and Jalapeno Chicken Salad

Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


2 cups shredded chicken

1/3 cup bacon, chopped

1/4 cup jalapeno, finely chopped

1/4 cup red onion, diced

2 tablespoons green onion

2 tablespoon sweet dill pickle, add some of the pickle juice too

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon smoked paprika


  1.  Add all the ingredients to a bowl and stir well until combined.
  2. Store in the fridge in an airtight container for 3-5 days.
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