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Easy Chicken Salad

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Easy Chicken Salad
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Easy Chicken Salad - #chicken #salad #recipe #eatwell101 - This easy chicken salad is undoubtedly a crowd-pleasing salad recipe! Make this classic chicken salad for lunch, a picnic, or a potluck!

Chicken Salad Recipe – A classic chicken salad recipe is always a favorite for any bbq, picnic, or potluck! This chicken salad consists of a handful of ingredients and is very easy and quick to make. Combine cooked chicken, celery, red onion, scallion, mayo, mustard, and lemon juice to make this refreshing yet satisfying salad everyone will rave about. You can even enjoy the chicken salad in a sandwich or a filling for baked potatoes. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the chicken salad recipe

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Easy Chicken Salad Recipe

This easy chicken salad is made with celery, red onion, scallion, and mayo, plus the secret ingredient that makes all the difference: Dijon mustard! Don’t skip the mustard because it adds that nice kick of flavor.

How to make the chicken salad

This classic chicken salad is super simple. First, slice and dice all of the ingredients. Then add all of the ingredients for the salad to a large bowl and mix everything together until the chicken salad is well combined. Season with a bit of salt and pepper. Done!

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Directions

1. To make the chicken salad: In a large salad bowl, add diced chicken, diced celery, diced red onion, scallion, mayo, mustard, salt, and pepper.

2. Give it a good stir to combine the chicken salad.

3. Chill the chicken salad in the refrigerator or serve immediately. Enjoy! ❤️

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Tips for the easy chicken salad recipe

  • You can buy a rotisserie chicken, or use up chicken leftovers from last night’s dinner. You can also cook your chicken breasts in the Instant Pot and chop them when it’s chilled.
  • If mayo is not an option for you, swap it with greek yogurt, or ranch dressing.
  • Replace a portion of mayo with mashed avocado.
  • The chicken salad is best when served chilled. This also helps all the flavors meld together for a tastier salad.

How to serve the chicken salad

You can eat this easy chicken salad recipe as is, or in a sandwich, or ass a filling for baked potatoes. Another great alternative is to eat the salad in lettuce wraps.

Add-ins for the chicken salad

You can add many other ingredients to this simple chicken salad to make it more substantial: fresh grapes, raisins, cranberries, chopped nuts, sliced hardboiled eggs, apple, sliced fennel, etc…

How to keep the chicken salad leftovers?

You can keep the chicken salad leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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