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30 Top Chicken Salad Recipes To Make With Your Leftover Chicken

by Kristen

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Everyone I know loves at least one kind of chicken salad. Chicken salad is a perfect combo of chicken, mayo, and other fruits, vegetables, nuts, or seasonings.Ā  Chicken salad is a super easy dinner to throw together that will please your whole family.

What Kind of meals can I serve with chicken salad?

You can make

  • Wraps
  • Sandwiches
  • Salad
  • Sandwiches
  • Lettuce Wraps
  • Serve it over cold pasta or rice
  • Just eat it plain!

What kind of chicken should I use to make chicken salad?

I do think that using the right kind of chicken can make or break a chicken salad.Ā  I like to use

Poached Chicken

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Leftover rotisserie chicken, specifically the rotisserie chicken from Costco.

Leftover grilled chicken

Canned Chicken.Ā  I like Kirkland canned chicken and Trader Joe’s canned chicken

When is it an appropriate time to serve Chicken Salad?

Summer Picnics

Bridal or baby showers

Your kid’s lunches

For a quick weeknight dinner

Anytime šŸ™‚

What are some of the best chicken salad recipes?

Well, that’s where this round-up comes in.Ā  I have become a chicken salad expert over the years, and I am here to tell you that you could make chicken salad for dinner every night of the week and feel like you’ve had a completely different meal each time.Ā  Chicken is a blank slate.Ā  You can add your favorite seasonings to chicken salad, and I promise you, your family will eat it for supper.Ā  Ā I have rounded up some of the top chicken salad recipes for you.

Click on the link or the photograph to get directed to each of the chicken salad recipes below

BLT Chicken SaladĀ 

2. Napa Cashew Chicken SaladĀ 

3. Skinny Buffalo Chicken SaladĀ 

4. Thai Basil Chicken SaladĀ 

5.Ā Copycat Chick fil a Chicken SaladĀ 

6.Ā Chicken Salad with grapes and almondsĀ 

7. Cranberry Pecan Chicken SaladĀ 

8.Ā Waldorf Chicken SaladĀ 

9.Ā Dill Pickle Chicken SaladĀ 

10.Ā Low-Calorie Chicken SaladĀ 

11.Ā Keto Chicken SaladĀ 

12.Ā Healthy Avocado Chicken SaladĀ 

13.Ā Spicy Mustard Chicken Salad with Grapes

14.Ā Sonoma Chicken SaladĀ 

15.Ā Shredded Barbecue Chicken SaladĀ 

16. Cranberry Pecan Chicken SaladĀ 

17.Ā Springtime Chicken SaladĀ 

18. Bruschetta Chicken SaladĀ 

19.Ā Spicy Crunchy Chicken SaladĀ 

20. Lemon Tarragon Chicken SaladĀ 

21. Greek Chicken SaladĀ 

22.Ā Hot Chicken SaladĀ 

23.Ā Pri Pri Chicken SaladĀ 

24. Tahini Chicken SaladĀ 

24. Mexican Chicken SaladĀ 

25. Curried Chicken SaladĀ 

27. Greek Yogurt Ranch Chicken Sandwiches

28. Strawberry Poppyseed Chicken SaladĀ 

29. Spicy Sriracha Chicken SaladĀ 

30. Pomegranate Chicken SaladĀ 

I hope you enjoyed all of these chicken salad recipes!Ā  I want to eat chicken salad for the rest of the year.


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