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Bacon, Cheddar and Ranch Chicken Salad

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad With Cheddar Cheese

Need to feed a big family? Check out this recipe for bacon cheddar ranch chicken salad! Using 5 easy ingredients and leftover chopped chicken, this protein-packed salad is simple to make and can be whipped up in just minutes. Plus, it's full of delicious flavor!
Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 1 Large mixing bowl


  • 3 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup ranch dressing
  • 2-3 green onions, finely chopped
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 5-6 slices of bacon, crumbled
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper


  • Cook chicken, if you haven't already and chop it into bite-sized pieces.
  • Thinly slice green onions and crumbled the bacon slices. (Buy bacon crumbles to save time.)
  • Shred cheddar cheese if not pre-shredded.
  • In a large bowl, combine chicken, mayonnaise, ranch dressing, salt and pepper.
  • Stir to combine well.
  • Then add bacon, green onions and cheddar cheese.
  • Stir them gently to combine.
  • Refrigerate for a few hours before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
Keyword chicken salad, salad