classic chicken salad

For some reason I’ve had a hankering for chicken salad lately – I’m not sure if it was inspired by the cherry chicken pasta salad that I recently made or the desire to find something new and exciting for lunch, but this is the perfect light lunch for a sunny, summer day. This lunch proved to be quite filling over a bed of arugula and I love the juicy sweetness that the grapes added. An added bonus? Two lunches completed on Sunday, which significantly cuts down on my normally ridiculous lunch prep. 🙂

Chicken Salad – 2 servings

  • 1 organic chicken breast
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cups red grapes, sliced in half
  • 1 Tbsp light mayonnaise (I used a vegan canola oil mayo)
  • 2 Tbsp Simply Boulder Culinary Honey Dijon Sauce
  • salt & pepper

Poach or cook chicken breast. Let cool and cut into pieces. Combine all ingredients and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve over greens or on bread.



Filed under fruit, gluten-free, great meals, protein, Recipes, salad, Uncategorized, vegetables, whole foods

11 responses to “classic chicken salad

  1. Tes

    This recipe is simple the best chicken salad recipe. I love it. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Oooh. I’m grocery shopping today and was just looking for some good lunch options! This is perfect and will be boy-approved. Thank you!

  3. erica

    Yum Yum! This chix salad looks great! I may try this with tuna.

  4. I never used to like fruit in with savory/meats, etc. Now, I LOVE it. This looks like a winner.

  5. yum! i love chicken salad. i always try to sneak in some curry.

  6. This looks wonderful – love the grapes!

  7. actorsdiet

    i’m obsessed with chicken salad and grapes. might be one of my favorite foods.

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