Ruby Wild Blend™  BBQ Chicken Salad Bowl - K-12  Foodservice

Ruby Wild Blend™ BBQ Chicken Salad Bowl - K-12 Foodservice

This recipe was developed by InHarvest Chef Coleen Donnelly specifically for school menus.

InHarvest Products Used


Yield: 16 servings

Each portion provides 2 bread/grain servings, 1¼ cup vegetable (¾ cup dark green, ¼ cup dark red/orange), 3 oz. meat/alt*

  • 2 lbs. InHarvest Ruby Wild Blend™
  • 3 lbs. chicken meat, cooked, diced
  • 2 c. barbecue sauce, reduced sodium
  • 2 c. yogurt, plain, nonfat
  • 2 c. mayonnaise
  • 4 c. red bell pepper cut into ½” cubes
  • 4 c. corn kernels (thawed if using frozen)
  • 24 c. romaine lettuce, chopped


  1. Cook InHarvest Ruby Wild Blend according to package directions.
  2. Drain any excess liquid and cool completely.
  3. In a large bowl, place the chicken and cooled rice.
  4. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the barbecue sauce, yogurt and mayonnaise.
  5. Pour the dressing over the chicken and rice. Blend well with a rubber spatula.
  6. In a large bowl, combine the bell pepper and corn and mix well.
  7. To build the salad bowls: Place 1½ c. romaine lettuce in the bottom of a bowl.
  8. Place an 8-oz. spoodle of chicken salad (10.5 oz. by weight) atop the lettuce.
  9. Top with ½ c. bell-pepper/corn mixture.

Nutrition Facts
Per serving: 352 cal., 6 g pro., 30 g carb., 3 g fiber, 25 g fat, 4 g sat. fat, 23 mg chol., 381 mg sod.

Recipe Tip
*The Meat/Meat Alternate contribution is calculated on an ounce-to-ounce basis. If using a product that requires more than 1 ounce to meet the ounce equivalent, the recipe will require adjustment in order to meet the stated M/MA contribution.