These 15 delicious chicken salad recipes are the perfect solution for lunch, dinner, or even a snack! From bold, southwest flavor, to the delicious, classic chicken salad, there are recipes for everyone to enjoy!
Looking for a quick meal to whip up? These 15 chicken salad recipes are simple, easy-to-make, and the best solution for that leftover chicken in the fridge!
Expert Tips for Making Chicken Salad
Add Some Flavor! To add some flavor to your chicken salad, add ingredients like pickles, olives, cranberries, or even grapes!
Too Much Moisture? Adding watery vegetables, like celery, to your chicken salad on top of the wet ingredients you use can cause it to be watery. Make sure you use those vegetables in moderation!
Let It Chill: Letting your chicken salad refrigerate for a few hours before eating it will allow it to soak up the flavor!
Southwest Chicken Salad Recipes
Looking for a quick meal with bold flavor? Try any of these southwest chicken salad recipes for crispy greens, moist, flavorful chicken, and delicious vegetables combined into one tasty meal!
Southwest Chicken Salad
Southwest chicken salad is a hearty “main dish” kind of salad with bold flavors. Chicken breasts are marinated in cilantro lime goodness, then seared until golden and added to a bed of romaine lettuce along with sweet corn, black beans, and grape tomatoes. A generous drizzle of creamy avocado dressing ties it all together.
This Southwest chicken salad is packed full of fresh and vibrant ingredients and made with a chili lime dressing. Spiced chicken breasts are coated in a spice mixture and oven baked for a filling and hearty Mexican salad.
This Spicy Southwest Salad is super healthy and each bite is packed with flavor. It tastes like the popular spicy southwest chicken salad from Chick-Fil-A, complete with bold Tex-Mex style chicken, creamy salsa dressing, and fresh ingredients. It's nutritious, delicious, and surprisingly easy to make too!
This rotisserie chicken salad is the easiest way to make irresistibly delicious chicken salad at home from your leftover deli chicken! This recipe is full of moist, tender chicken, crisp veggies, and the best dressing. It’s the perfect light and healthy lunch or dinner to enjoy with your family!
A simple and delicious chicken salad you can put together in no time. The flavors of the rotisserie chicken mingled with the vinaigrette dressing and veggies Are delightful. This recipe makes extra dressing, so keep some in the fridge for another salad.
This rotisserie chicken salad is a blend of shredded or chopped chicken and fresh veggies, all tossed together in a creamy dressing. A quick and easy meal that’s delicious served in a sandwich, with a side of crackers, or in crisp and crunchy lettuce cups.
This shredded chicken salad recipe tastes so much like the best chicken salad ever, you know – the one from Costco! With only a few simple ingredients and a quick and easy tip for shredding chicken, this healthy recipe is great for meal prep, brunches, and picnics. It’s great made with rotisserie chicken, too. Naturally Whole30, paleo, keto, and low carb friendly.
Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad is the perfect healthy meal. Made with no mayo, high in protein, low fat and low carb. Great for weight loss, easy & yummy! Keep it keto with no fruit, or make it with apples! You can serve it on a sandwich or a salad.