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Chicken Salad

close up overhead shot of a bowl of Chicken salad
Traditional chicken salad is always a winner for a delicious sandwich choice. Tasty pieces of chicken, fresh vegetables and a creamy dressing make this a classic lunch choice.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 245 kcal


  • 2 ½ cups chicken breast diced and cooked
  • cup mayonnaise
  • cup celery finely diced
  • ¼ cup sweet yellow onion finely diced
  • ¼ cup green onion plus 1 ½ tablespoons (thinly sliced) (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper fresh cracked


  • Using a large mixing bowl, stir together the diced chicken breast, mayonnaise, diced celery, diced yellow onion, thinly sliced green onion, dill, kosher salt and cracked pepper.
  • Serve immediately or keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
  • If you are serving as a sandwich, use ½ cup per sandwich.


PRO TIP: Making this recipe and letting it sit in the fridge overnight before enjoying it allows all of the flavors to blend together resulting in an even better flavor.
PRO TIP: Serve your chicken salad on delicious fresh bread, a croissant, or even on a bed of lettuce.


Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 14gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 624mgPotassium: 273mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 104IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg