The Best Homemade Chicken Salad is here. Why is it the best? Because it is quick and easy to toss together, tastes amazing, and can be served up so many ways. This recipe happens to be Paleo, Whole 30 and keto compliant!
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Homemade Chicken Salad: Simply The Best!

I suggest you use fresh rotisserie chicken for this recipe or you can brine and cook your own. You can see how to brine chicken breasts here. Then add diced cucumber, quartered grapes, garden grown chives, and pistachios and holy moly is it good! And beautiful, if I do say so myself. You can serve it alone…

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…or scoop it into half an avocado….

…or serve it on a bed of baby greens. No matter how you serve it, it will be amazing!

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The Mayo…Make Your Own…or Not!

When it comes to chicken salad, what you put on it is as important as what you put in it. So I opt for an amazing homemade mayo. (<— recipe) But you can find paleo/whole30/keto friendly brands of mayonnaise at some stores, or click to have good quality mayo shipped to your door.

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The Recipe: The Best Homemade Chicken Salad

What you will need: click if making homemade mayo or click to have good quality mayo shipped to your door.

The Best Homemade Chicken Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

An easy to make delicious chicken salad. Serve with greens. Alone, this recipe is Paleo-Whole 30- Keto compliant. Of course you can serve on bread if desired. 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy lunch recipe, light recipe, summer recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Linda Spiker
Ingredients
Dicing everything the same size makes for a prettier salad
  • two cups home cooked or rotisserie chicken cooled and diced 1/2"
  • 1 cup diced cucumbers 1/2"
  • 1/2 cup purple grapes quartered so you get more sweet in each bite! (keto you can skip if desired)
  • 1/2 cup roasted salted pistachios or your favorite nut!
  • mayonnaise to taste (homemade recipe linked above)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • sea salt pepper to taste
  • Optional: greens avocados
Instructions
For chicken salad:
  1. Combine all ingredients except avocado and greens (if using) and stir with desired amount of mayonnaise. Add sea salt and pepper to taste if needed. 
  2. Serve alone, place on a bed of greens, or scoop into half an avocado

 

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