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healthy chicken salad in bowl

5-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Salad

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When you have cooked chicken or turkey on hand and need a quick lunch, try this easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Salad that is paleo, dairy-free, and Whole30. This healthy and tasty recipe can be made in just about 10 minutes. Serve it plain, with greens, or in a wrap.

  • Total Time: 11 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


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  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken, from about 1 large cooked chicken breasts or 2 medium chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup red or green grapes, sliced in half
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mayonnaise


  1. Combine the chicken, grapes, dill, lemon juice, and mayonnaise in a medium glass bowl.
  2. Use a spatula to gently mix the ingredients together, until the chicken is coated with the mayonnaise.
  3. Serve cold or at room temperature. 


  1. You can easily double or triple this recipe for additional servings.
  2. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
  3. Feel free to add 1/2 cup of chopped celery. If you like spicy flavors, you can also add 1/4 teaspoon of dijon mustard.
  4. You can also substitute sliced apple for the grapes, if you prefer.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 213
  • Sugar: 3.2 g
  • Sodium: 110.6 mg
  • Fat: 8.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.7 g
  • Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 28.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 76 mg