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Best Chicken Salad recipe

Here is a recipe for a classic chicken salad:

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4


  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken (you can use rotisserie or cook your own)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced pickles
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions for Best Chicken Salad recipe:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, mayonnaise, celery, red onion, pickles, parsley, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix well until everything is evenly coated with the mayonnaise mixture.
  3. Serve the chicken salad on top of lettuce, in a sandwich, or on crackers.

To dress it up and make it beautiful, you can serve the chicken salad on a bed of lettuce or spinach and top it with some additional chopped herbs and a sprinkle of paprika. You can also serve it in avocado halves or on top of crostini.

Per serving (based on 4 servings), this chicken salad has approximately:

  • Calories: 282
  • Fat: 22.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.5g
  • Protein: 17.5g

I hope you enjoy this recipe! Let me know if you have any questions or if there is anything else I can help with.

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