4-Ingredient Chicken Salad Recipes
Recipes 4-Ingredient Chicken Salad

These 4-Ingredient Chicken Salad Recipes Will Make Dinnertime a Breeze

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June 5, 2024 at 3:57 PM PST
Updated on June 5, 2024 at 3:59 PM PST
Recipes 4-Ingredient Chicken Salad

These 4-Ingredient Chicken Salad Recipes Will Make Dinnertime a Breeze

By
June 5, 2024 at 3:57 PM PST
Updated on June 5, 2024 at 3:59 PM PST

Chicken salad is a simple yet rich dish that can be recreated in many ways. Perfect for fast foods, picnics and casual dining, the creativity of chicken salad is in its simplicity.

However, if you’re looking to spice things up while still keeping them healthy, here are multiple chicken salad recipes that can be done in four steps with four ingredients. Each of these recipes promises to be tasty and straightforward to prepare, giving you a savory chicken salad without breaking a sweat.

Classic Chicken Salad

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Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced or shredded) 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup diced celery and 1/4 cup diced onion

Instructions:
In a large bowl, combine the chicken, mayonnaise, celery, and onion.
Mix well until all ingredients are evenly coated.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve on a bed of lettuce, in a sandwich, or with crackers.

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced or shredded), 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, 1/4 cup diced cucumber and 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Steps:
In a large bowl, mix the chicken, Greek yogurt, cucumber, and feta cheese.
Stir until the ingredients are well combined.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve in a pita, over a salad, or as a wrap.

Avocado Chicken Salad

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Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced or shredded), 1 ripe avocado, mashed, 1/4 cup chopped cilantro and Juice of 1 lime

Steps:
In a medium bowl, combine the chicken, mashed avocado, cilantro, and lime juice.
Mix until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve on whole-grain toast, in a lettuce wrap, or on its own.

BBQ Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced or shredded), 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, 1/4 cup diced red onion and 1/4 cup corn kernels (canned or fresh)

Steps:
In a large bowl, mix the shredded chicken with the barbecue sauce until well coated.
Add the diced red onion and corn kernels, and stir to combine.
Season with salt and pepper if desired.
Serve on a hamburger bun, in a wrap, or over a bed of greens.

Apple Chicken Salad

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Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced or shredded), 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 cup diced apple (any variety) and 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Steps:
In a large bowl, combine the chicken, mayonnaise, diced apple, and chopped walnuts.
Mix well until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve on a croissant, in a sandwich, or with a side of fresh greens.

Pesto Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken breast (minced or shredded), 1/2 cup pesto sauce, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese and 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes

Steps:
In a large bowl, mix the chicken with the pesto sauce until well coated.
Add the grated Parmesan cheese and chopped sun-dried tomatoes, and stir to combine.
Season with salt and pepper if needed.
Serve on a baguette, in a wrap, or as a topping for mixed greens.



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