Chicken Mayo SaladRecipe with step-by-step photos and a recipe video. Classic Chicken salad made with diced chicken tossed with creamy mayonnaise and Greek yogurt dressing. Addition of Greek yogurt is a twist to make it a healthychicken salad.
Course: Appetizer, Main
large mixing bowl
For the salad dressing
1/2tspred pepper flakes
1/2tspblack pepper powder
salt to taste
For the salad
2boneless skinless chicken breast
1stalk celery chopped
1small cucumber (optional)
In a deep bottom pan, add 6-8 cups of water, salt, 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper and chicken breast.
Cover and cook it on medium heat for 15 minutes or until the chicken breast is cooked.
Remove it to a plate. Let it rest for 5 minutes.
Dice the chicken and set it aside.
For salad dressing
In a large mixing bowl, combine lemon juice, honey, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, black pepper powder, salt, mayonnaise and Greek yogurt. Chicken mayo salad dressing is ready.
Making the chicken salad
Combine all the salad ingredients to the mixing bowl. Toss it well with the dressing.
Taste & adjust the seasoning. Add more salt, lemon juice & pepper as per taste.
Let it rest for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. It tastes best when served chilled.
You can use leftover grilled chicken instead of poached chicken for this recipe.
While cooking chicken, make sure the quantity of water should be enough to cover the chicken breast.
Lightly toast the almonds before adding them to the chicken salad.
You can cut all the veggies in advance for meal prep and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It stays good for a week.
Cook the chicken in advance for meal prep. Transfer it to an airtight container and freeze it. Stays good for a month.
Adjust the seasoning as per taste.
You can skip Italian seasoning if you do not have it.
The addition of Greek Yogurt is completely optional. I have replaced half quantity of mayonnaise with Greek Yogurt to make this salad healthier.
Full recipe: https://theyummydelights.com/chicken-mayo-salad-recipe/