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chicken salad in a bowl on top of lettuce

Clean Eating Chicken Salad (5-Ingredients)


When you have cooked chicken on hand and need a quick lunch, try this easy 5-Ingredient Clean Eating Chicken Salad that is also paleo, dairy-free, and Whole30. This recipe can be made in just about 10 minutes.


  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken, from about 1 large cooked chicken breasts or 2 medium chicken thighs
  • ΒΌ 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. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.


  1. You can easily double or triple this recipe for additional servings.
  2. 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.
  3. You can also substitute sliced apple for the grapes, if you prefer.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: dairy-free chicken salad, whole30 chicken recipe, easy chicken salad