Panera Bread (called St. Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area) is a chain of bakery–café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada that sells breads, sandwiches, soups, salads, and other bakery items. This site will provide copycat recipes and recipes using products sold at the Panera Bread restaurants. Panera Bread Co. has 1,736 bakery cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe brands.
BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad
Panera Bread Copycat Recipe
1 cup Romaine lettuce
1/2 cup chicken
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/8 cup fire-roasted Southwestern corn blend
2 tablespoons BBQ sauce
2 tablespoons BBQ Ranch dressing
1/8 cup Tri-Color Tortilla strips
Clean Romaine lettuce, then roughly chop into bite-size pieces. Spin lettuce to remove excess water, or blot with paper towels.Place lettuce in a large bowl. Chop chicken and place into a small bowl with lemon juice. Stir chicken and marinate for five to ten minutes. Sprinkle black pepper and salt evenly over the chicken.
Grill chicken, then add to the salad bowl. Add roasted corn mixture to the salad. Drizzle mild barbecue sauce onto the top of the salad. Pour BBQ Ranch dressing over the salad and toss gently. Top salad with Tri-color Tortilla strips. Place into a serving bowl, then serve with a large hunk of freshly baked bread.