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Creamy Chicken Salad

5 from 1 vote
Course All Recipes, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Snacks
Cuisine All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Poultry
Servings 6
Calories 284 kcal


  • 2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup fat free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt plain and fat free
  • 1 tbs lemon juice fresh
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 7 tbs chopped smoked almonds about 2 oz.
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens


  • Fill a Dutch oven two-thirds full of water; bring to a boil.
  • Wrap each chicken breast half completely and tightly in heavy-duty plastic wrap. Add the chicken to boiling water. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until a thermometer registers 165°. Remove from pan, and let stand for 5 minutes. Unwrap chicken and shred; refrigerate for 30 minutes or until cold.
  • Combine mayonnaise and the next 7 ingredients (through black pepper) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until combined. Add chicken, 1/3 cup celery, cranberries, and almonds; toss well to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve over salad greens.



Calories: 284kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 39gFat: 7g
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