Fresh & Delicious Chicken Salad Recipes

These fresh salads are anything but ordinary. Our irresistible ideas for pairing chicken with fresh veggies and fruits will dazzle you.

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Roasted Chicken, Focaccia & Olive Salad
Roasted Chicken, Focaccia & Olive Salad

    This tasty salad comes together quickly, thanks to deli-roasted chicken and a tangy dressing made from pantry staples.

Poached Chicken Salad Stackup

    For a quick and casual supper, serve lemon- and garlic-infused chicken with a fresh salad of seedless cucumber and tomatoes; drizzle with Greek yogurt dressing.

Papaya & Coconut Chicken Salad

    Coconut-crusted chicken tops fresh greens, papaya, and blueberries. A homemade vinaigrette adds a spicy-sweet kick.

Crispy Chopped Chicken Salad

    Crispy, wafer-thin slices of prosciutto and a lemony dressing top this mix of sauteed chicken, vegetables, and blue cheese.

Chicken-Berry Salad

    This healthful salad packs protein from chicken and lots of antioxidants from blackberries. Feta adds creaminess.

Greek Chicken Salad

    Chicken adds filling protein to this quick and easy Greek salad. If you?ve got leftovers, fill whole wheat pitas with the salad for a delicious (and simple) lunch the next day.

Margarita-Grilled Chicken Salad

    Creamy avocado, red onion, and grilled chicken marinated in margarita mix, cumin, and lime peel tops juicy tomato slices.

Mango Chicken Salad

    Jazz up your chicken salad by tossing in juicy mango, fresh blueberries, crumbled blue cheese, and crunchy broccoli.

Pulled Chicken-Peanut Salad

    Fresh green watercress and orange-scented chicken shreds combine in a Thai-style salad. Cocktail peanuts create a slightly salty contrast.

Ginger-Lime Chicken Salad

    Ginger and lime add a twist to this yogurt-dressed low-fat chicken salad. The yogurt serves as a healthy alternative to mayonnaise in this tangy, quick-to-prepare chicken salad.

Curried Chicken Salad with Jicama

    Rotisserie chicken from the deli (or last night's leftovers) combine with juicy grapes and crunchy jicama for a salad that sizzles.

Couscous Chicken Salad

    Mango chutney, raisins, and cucumbers combine to make a refreshing and exotic chicken and couscous salad. Swift-cooking couscous is tiny grain-shape pasta made from semolina flour.

Grilled Chicken Salad

    Sliced grilled chicken is arranged atop fresh greens and sprinkled with pine nuts, goat cheese, and grapes for a prettily composed salad.

Chicken, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad

    Chicken, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad is yours in less than 15 minutes using a ready-to-eat deli rotisserie chicken.

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

    Olives, artichokes, and lemon bring a Mediterranean slant to this chicken salad.

Southern Chicken Salad

    The base of this Southern Chicken Salad is a trencher of sourdough bread slathered with honey-butter. It is topped with romaine, chicken, and peaches, then drizzled with a creamy creme fraiche and mustard dressing.

Spring Greens and Roasted Chicken

    Rip open a bag of crisp greens, toss them into a big bowl along with flavor-packed extras such as berries, cheese, nuts, and chicken, then add a splash of dressing, and call it dinner. With a bag of greens as a base, you can have a main-dish salad ready in about 20 minutes. Complete the meal with a loaf of bread or warm tortillas.

24-Hour Chicken Fiesta Salad

    Assemble this do-ahead salad the day before and sit back and gather complements the day of the get-together.

Cabbage-Chicken Toss

    The simple, crisp tastes of olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon immediately bring big flavor to a combination of shredded cabbage and chicken.

Hunter's Wild Rice Chicken Salad

    Make this large-yield wild rice and chicken salad ahead to serve on days when there's no time to spend in the kitchen. Or have it one night for a light dinner and then rest and enjoy the leftovers.

Chicken and Broccoli with Creamy Dressing

    Crunch and cream, and sweet and piquant balance each other beautifully in this chicken salad with broccoli, bacon, apples, and a creamy dressing.

Warm Chicken Salad with Oranges and Almonds

    With its enticing colors, brought to you by the bell peppers, oranges, and romaine, and the irresistible mix of fruity-sweet flavor and vinegar tang, this Warm Chicken Salad is perfect special-luncheon fare.

Scoop-It-Up Chicken Salad

    Using mini taco shells to scoop up this chicken salad spiked with salsa and cheddar cheese makes this dish fun to eat and tasty.

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