5-MINUTE CHICKEN SALAD

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that’s the BEST I’ve ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers.

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that's the BEST I've ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers.I’ve always loved chicken salad and have made it so many times over the years. I consider this recipe perfection! It’s very versatile, so feel free to add in or swap out whatever items you’d like. I give some ideas below.

How to make a chicken salad recipe faster:

Here are several tips on how to make a recipe for chicken salad come together QUICK!

  1. Use canned chicken! Just drain and you’re all set. This recipe requires 1 Costco sized can or two small cans.
  2. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken. Just diced and refrigerate to cool, then proceed with recipe. {this can of course be done ahead of time!}
  3. Slice the celery and cucumber beforehand. Store them in a small container in the fridge until ready to use.
  4. Make the entire recipe ahead of time and let sit in a closed container in the fridge until ready to serve.

What can you add to chicken salad?

Chicken salad is incredibly versatile! Here are my favorite mix ins:

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  • sliced almonds
  • cashews
  • chopped pecans
  • pineapple tidbits
  • water chestnuts
  • Craisins
  • dried cherries
  • chopped sugar snap peas

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that's the BEST I've ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers.5-Minute Chicken Salad

  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 apple, diced but not peeled
  • 1/4 cup sliced grapes
  • 2 stems of celery, sliced
  • 1 seedless mini cucumber
  • rounded 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • dashes of salt, pepper, dried parsley and onion powder, to taste
  1. Prepare fruits and vegetables, slicing and/or dicing as needed.
  2. Combine everything in a medium sized mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.
  3. Use chicken salad in a sandwich, on crackers, as filling for lettuce wraps, or on a bed of lettuce. I’ve been known to just eat it with a fork too- it’s THAT good!
  4. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. Will last for several days!

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that's the BEST I've ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers.

5-Minute Chicken Salad

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that's the BEST I've ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers.
Course chicken
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 apple diced but not peeled
  • 1/4 cup sliced grapes
  • 2 stems of celery sliced
  • 1 seedless mini cucumber
  • rounded 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • dashes of salt pepper, dried parsley and onion powder, to taste

Instructions

  1. Prepare fruits and vegetables, slicing and/or dicing as needed.
  2. Combine everything in a medium sized mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.
  3. Use chicken salad in a sandwich, on crackers, as filling for lettuce wraps, or on a bed of lettuce. I've been known to just eat it with a fork too- it's THAT good!
  4. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. Will last for several days!

Recipe Notes

How to make a chicken salad recipe faster: Here are several tips on how to make a recipe for chicken salad come together QUICK! Use canned chicken! Just drain and you're all set. This recipe requires 1 Costco sized can or two small cans. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken. Just diced and refrigerate to cool, then proceed with recipe. {this can of course be done ahead of time!} Slice the celery and cucumber beforehand. Store them in a small container in the fridge until ready to use. Make the entire recipe ahead of time and let sit in a closed container in the fridge until ready to serve. What can you add to chicken salad? Chicken salad is incredibly versatile! Here are my favorite mix ins: sliced almonds cashews chopped pecans pineapple tidbits water chestnuts Craisins dried cherries

Easy 5-Minute Chicken Salad recipe that's the BEST I've ever tasted! The simple dressing really makes it perfect. Chicken Salad recipe made with diced chicken, plain yogurt, apples, grapes, celery, cucumber, raisins and more! Great as chicken salad sandwiches or in lettuce as a wrap or on crackers. #chicken #salad #lunch #brunch #chickensalad #protein #healthy #recipe from Butter With A Side of Bread

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8 COMMENTS

  1. I have been looking for knock-offs of the Subway Orchard chicken salad since they got rid of it a few years ago! It was my favorite summertime lunch!!! *sniff* I will definitely have to give this a shot! looks yummy, relatively easy, and cheap!

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