Perfect Chicken Salad Recipe
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4.67 from 3 votes

Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe

A delicious chicken salad recipe that is gluten and mayo free and low carb. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 332kcal
Author: Katie Wells


  • chicken breasts cooked and cubed
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped
  • 3 large stalks of celery chopped
  • 1 medium apple chopped
  • 1 cup of grapes sliced in half
  • ½ to 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 TBSP honey optional
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice
  • 2 tsp  garlic powder
  • 1 tsp  salt
  • ½ tsp  black pepper
  • 1 tsp  basil
  • salad greens or spinach for serving


  • Put chicken, walnuts, celery, apple, and grapes in a bowl.
  • Add yogurt, honey, lemon juice, and spices.
  • Mix until everything is evenly coated.
  • Serve over lettuce or spinach or wrap in leaves of romaine or butter lettuce for chicken salad wraps.


This recipe makes a great mason jar salad for easy lunches or meals on the go. Just put chicken in the bottom of a mason jar and lettuce or spinach on top and twist on a lid. 


Serving: 1½ cups | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.1g | Protein: 38.6g | Fat: 11.5g | Saturated Fat: 2.2g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 510mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 14.6g