The Best Chicken Salad Recipe should not only be quick and easy, but packed full of flavor just like ours! This keto chicken salad can be made using rotisserie chicken, canned chicken, grilled chicken or freshly cooked chicken.
We love this delicious chicken salad recipe! It’s super easy to put together and is ready in minutes. It’s the perfect low carb lunch option!
This healthy chicken salad recipe is great to make in bulk. Bring it to parties, barbecues or work events and it’s sure to be a hit! This chicken salad is made with creamy mayo, shallots, parsley, spices and topped with almonds to give it a little crunch!
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What to serve with chicken salad?
Can you freeze chicken salad?
We prefer not to freeze this chicken salad recipe because it is made with mayonnaise. Sometimes the mayo can separate and make the chicken salad less than desirable.
Chicken Salad Ingredients
- chicken breast
- fresh parsley
- fresh thyme
- garlic powder
- sweet paprika
- black pepper
- toasted almonds, for topping
How to make chicken salad
First grad a medium bowl. Next add all ingredients except the almonds. Stir the contents until they’re well combined. Sprinkle the almonds on top of the chicken.
Chicken salad calories
Our delicious chicken salad recipe has 353 calories per serving.
Chicken salad carbohydrates
This chicken salad recipe contains 6g total carbs per serving, 3g fiber per serving and 3g net carbs per serving.
How long does chicken salad last?
We store our healthy chicken salad recipe in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
What can you add to chicken salad?
We like to keep our easy chicken salad recipe super simple. But if you want, you can add in diced celery, finely chopped onions, or dill pickles to change things up.
Our Keto Chicken Salad is perfect for meal prep too! We love these glass meal prep containers. They’re great to separate your low carb vegetables from the chicken salad so it doesn’t get all soggy or sunny.
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Best Chicken Salad Recipe with Celery and Cucumber Slices
- 8 ounces chicken breast cooked and chopped
- 1/2 small shallot minced
- 6 tablespoons mayo
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 3 tablespoons toasted almond for topping
- 3 large stalks celery cut into sticks
- 1/2 cucumber cut into rounds
- Stir together all ingredients except the almonds. Sprinkle the almonds on top of the chicken salad
- Serve the chicken salad along with the celery and cucumber for dipping.
Makes ~ 1 3/4 cups total