If you’re looking for something light and delicious to make for lunch, chicken salad is always a great option. Not only is it convenient and easy to make, but you can also make a variety of different flavors with it.
We’ve put together a collection of 16 of the best chicken salad recipes that you can make for lunch. From classic chicken salads to more creative recipes, including ones with grapes or bacon, or one even served in an avocado!
And the best part? There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking to put it on a sandwich, wrap, or just eat it on it's own. So let’s get cooking!
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Grilled Chicken Mango Salad with Mango Cilantro Dressing
Grilled Chicken Mango Salad with Mango Cilantro Dressing is loaded with cucumbers, peppers, avocado and has a crazy good dressing that doubles up as a marinade! Best summer salad ever!
Strawberry Chicken Salad is mouthwatering summer concoction of chicken, freshly picked strawberries, creamy goat cheese, spinach, crisp red onions, and cucumbers covered in a light and refreshing balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
Since guacamole and chicken salad are two of our favorite things, I decided it was time to combine them! This guacamole chicken salad is mayo-free, packed with flavor, protein, and perfect for easy lunches! It’s paleo, Whole30 compliant and keto friendly, too.
Enjoy a light and healthy meal with this easy Cranberry Chicken Salad on Apple Slices. Start with cooked chicken, diced apples and celery, then add a creamy dressing of mayonnaise, cranberry sauce and a hint of lemon juice. Serve this salad atop sliced apples for a crunchy, sweet and savory dish tha...
Make this EASY keto chicken salad recipe because you’re tired of plain low carb salads for lunch, or because it’s SO creamy, delicious, and versatile that it never gets old! Serve it over avocado for a total WIN!