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
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Roasted Chicken, Focaccia & Olive Salad

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

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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.

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Papaya & Coconut Chicken Salad

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

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Crispy Chopped Chicken Salad

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

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Chicken-Berry Salad

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

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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.

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Margarita-Grilled Chicken Salad

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

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Mango Chicken Salad

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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