Easy and Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe

We have an amazing and healthy chicken salad recipe to share with you today! It’s simple and easy to make. You can even use canned chicken if you hurried for time. It’s a great picnic recipe or a quick lunch when you’re super busy!

The Best chicken salad recipe - perfect for picnics!
Let’s make this delicious and easy chicken salad!

 

Let’s Make Easy Chicken Salad recipe

You’ll be surprised by this recipe because it has no mayo in it, we use Greek yogurt instead to make it a bit more healthy! I love the tanginess of the yogurt, I think it’s perfect for tying all these flavors together into one delicious sandwich!

My boys usually aren’t huge chicken salad sandwich eaters, but they love this one. Sometimes we throw in some grapes or nuts to give it a little different flavor or texture but my favorite way to eat it is just like this recipe I will show you!

We’ve made this recipe super quick and easy by using can chicken, you can find it in the same aisle as the tuna. The cans are a bit larger too so be on the lookout for it!

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The Best chicken salad recipe - perfect for picnics!
This is what you’ll need to make this delicious chicken salad sandwich.

Healthy and Easy Chicken Salad Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this chicken salad.

  • 1 Can of Chunked Chicken, you can use two chicken breasts that are baked and diced
  • 1 Cup Celery, Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Green Onions, diced
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheese
  • 1/2 – 1 Cup Greek Plain Yogurt
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dill
  • Garlic

Directions to make Chicken Salad Recipe

Step 1

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.

Step 2

Serve on a bun, in a lettuce wrap, or with crackers. You’re all done!

The Best chicken salad recipe - perfect for picnics!
This is so yummy!

how to serve chicken salad

I like to serve this with either just some chips or a side salad. It makes a great meal to have with the girls when I have them over. Last year we had a quick meal on the back deck while the kids were playing and this is what I served. It was simple and a huge hit!

Do you make chicken salad? I’ve had so many different recipes but this one is probably my favorite.  Make plans to throw this together and head out for a picnic in the park with your kiddos soon!

Yield: 3-4

Easy and Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe

Easy and Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe

This chicken salad recipe used Greek yogurt, making it a bit more healthy. It is super easy to make and requires no cooking.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Can of Chunked Chicken, you can use two chicken breasts that are baked and diced
  • 1 Cup Celery, Diced
  • 1/2 Cup Green Onions, diced
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheese
  • 1/2 – 1 Cup Greek Plain Yogurt
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dill
  • Garlic

Instructions

1. Combine all the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Mix Well.

2. Serve on a bun, in a lettuce wrap or with crackers.

Notes

You can also serve this with either just some chips or a side salad.

Did you make the chicken salad? What do you think about it?

One Comment

  1. Very simple, indeed. It’s just what I needed for my day today.

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