19+ BEST Chicken Salad Recipes

Whether you’re looking for something on the sweeter side or a recipe that’s more savory, this collection of Chicken Salad Recipes includes it all!

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Chicken salad is one of the most iconic sandwiches. It’s great for a light lunch, to serve at baby or bridal showers, or even to top a salad.

And not only that, but it’s super easy to make too! And if you don’t have all of the ingredients on hand, you can generally modify the recipe to use what you do have.

We’ve all had the classic chicken salad with grapes and celery (and I’ve got a great recipe for that!) But it’s time to think outside the box. There are lots of delicious ways to make chicken salad, and they will all blow your mind.

Best Chicken Salad Recipes

Curry Chicken Salad
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A creamy, sweet & savory sauce coats tender bites of chicken in this Curry Chicken Salad. Chunks of crisp apples and celery, chewy raisins, and crunchy cashews are in every bite!
Low Carb Chicken Salad
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Eating healthier has never been easier than with this EASY healthy Low Carb Chicken Salad recipe! Serve it on a lettuce wrap or even tomato halves!
Chicken Salad Pitas
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These easy Chicken Salad Pitas make for a perfect light lunch on a warm day! It takes your usual classic chicken salad recipe up a notch!
Chicken Salad with Grapes
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I've finally made the best chicken salad recipe! With grapes, celery, onions and walnuts, this Classic Chicken Salad recipe is perfect for a light lunch.
Pesto Avocado Chicken Salad
Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe - EASY and Healthy! Avocado pesto chicken salad is the perfect no-cook quick meal. No Mayo! www.savoryexperiments.com
Pesto Avocado Chicken Salad swaps out the heavy mayonnaise for creamy avocado. Pesto adds flavor and lime juice brightens shredded chicken from precooked rotisserie chicken. 
Hummus Chicken Salad Wraps
With only a handful of ingredients, you can have these Hummus Chicken Salad Wraps ready in no time!
Apricot Tarragon Chicken Salad
This Apricot Tarragon Chicken Salad makes for the perfect summer lunch!
Garlic Hummus Chicken Salad
Garlic Hummus Chicken Salad Sandwiches with a creamy garlic hummus spread – pack them for lunch or have them ready for dinner when you know you won’t have time to cook.
Strawberry Chicken Salad
Strawberry Chicken Salad is light and fruity, with crunchy toasted pecans and a creamy, honey-kissed, poppy seed dressing that’s been lightened up with Greek yogurt!
Buffalo Chicken Salad Bites
These adorable Buffalo Chicken Salad Bites are perfect for parties, or even just a fun snack!
Wine Country Chicken Salad
One of the best ways to enjoy this Wine Country Chicken Salad is on top of some delicious crackers!
Caprese Chicken Salad
Caprese Chicken Salad combines two summertime favorites, featuring juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fresh basil tossed with diced chicken in a homemade, Greek yogurt-based balsamic dressing!
Pesto Chicken Salad
This Pesto Chicken Salad is easy to whip up, and takes the traditional chicken salad recipe up a notch!
Avocado Chicken Salad
Calling all chicken salad and avocado lovers! This healthy avocado chicken salad uses perfectly ripe avocados to create a creamy filling for the ultimate sandwich. Think guacamole meets a chicken sandwich!
Italian Chicken Salad
This Italian Chicken Salad is fresh, easy, and bursting with flavor. Loaded with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, black olives and pesto, this fun twist on a classic flavor will have you coming back for more.
Santa Fe Chicken Salad
This Santa Fe Chicken Salad is a flavorful chicken salad recipe that’s perfect for serving as a dip, in a wrap, as a taco, or tostada!
Turmeric Chicken Salad
This chicken salad with turmeric uses fresh turmeric root for a nutritious anti-oxidant boost to this creamy, crunchy, gluten-free lunch salad. Serve with toasted bread or lettuce wraps for an easy lunch!
Tzatziki Chicken Salad
Tzatziki Chicken Salad puts a fresh and healthy Greek-inspired twist on the classic chicken salad recipe. It has the bright flavors of lemon and dill, salty feta, and it’s lightened up with Greek yogurt instead of mayo!
BLT Chicken Salad
This BLT Chicken Salad combines all the flavors of a BLT tossed in a creamy chicken salad that’s sure to become a new family favorite. A match made in sandwich heaven!

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