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THE BEST HEALTHY CHICKEN SALAD


  • Author: Emily
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This healthy chicken salad will be the highlight of your next bbq, picnic in spring/summer or just another great lunch option. With several add-ins, this creamy delight is flavorful, healthy and comes together easily.


Ingredients

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  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 cup mayo or homemade mayo
  • 1/2 cup cherries
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 2 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 1 apple (diced)
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Prep chicken by using a hand held immersion blender to shred chicken. Set aside.
  2. Prep celery and apples by dicing and chopping into 1 inch pieces.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix together.
  4. Enjoy over lettuce wraps, sandwich bread or over a bed of lettuce.

Notes

  • Check out the blog post for mix-in substitutions and variations.
  • Shredded chicken breast are the best to use for chicken salad. 
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Countertop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: healthy chicken salad, chicken salad,