On average, there are around 300 calories in a grilled chicken salad. The exact calorie count depends on the ingredients in the salad.
There are around 115 calories in 1/2 cup of grilled chicken. While most vegetables contain few or no calories, adding dressing can increase the calorie count greatly. This is also true for bacon bits, crackers and croutons. When opting for low calories salads, people should choose a low-calorie dressing and use more vegetables in place of high-calorie ingredients. Using spinach or romaine lettuce rather than iceberg varieties can also help make the salad a bit healthier.