Chicken Salad Recipes

Find our best and tastiest chicken salad recipes, perfect for fancy brunch or for a simple and delicious sandwich.

Community Picks

Basic Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 762
This chicken salad is prepared and ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes.
By Allrecipes Member

Coronation Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 35
Fresh and different, this creamy chicken and mango dish, served cold with a spicy curried mayonnaise dressing, always brings interest and recipe requests.

Pecan Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
This chicken salad comes together fast using rotisserie chicken breasts. The herbs, along with the pecans, help to make this chicken salad flavorful. Serve on top of toasted croissants, or butter lettuce.

My Favorite Chicken Salad

Rating: 5 stars 201
I'm a huge fan of chicken salad and have tried so many different variations over the years, but this one is by far my favorite. Simple, refreshing flavors and great texture make it wonderful on a sandwich or just served over a bed of lettuce!

The Best Chicken Salad Ever

Rating: 4.5 stars 299
This is the best chicken salad I have ever had in my life and it is so simple to make.
By Allrecipes Member

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

Turn leftover chicken into this tasty chicken bacon ranch salad.

Chicken Salad with Apples, Grapes, and Walnuts

Rating: 5 stars 80
I had chicken breasts left over from a BBQ I had and decided to make a chicken salad. I couldn't find a recipe that I liked so I played around and came up with this. It is delicious!

Classic Chicken Salad

Rating: 5 stars 4
This crowd-pleasing recipe for classic chicken salad is perfect for sandwiches, salads, and snacking. Bits of celery, relish, and fresh herbs add texture and flavor while Dijon mustard and lemon juice add a tangy bite. Enjoy it just as it is, or add nuts or fruits. My favorite way to eat this is on toasted wheat bread with lettuce and tomato alongside a healthy serving of potato chips!

Rachel's Cranberry Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 216
This is a great sandwich filling that they make at the diner in the hospital where I work, but I fancied it up a bit with some green onions and pecans. A great way to use up leftover chicken. Delicious!

Healthy Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 39
This healthy chicken salad recipe is creamy, tasty, and packed with protein.

Chicken and Egg Salad

Rating: 5 stars 1
I made this chicken and egg salad while looking for a chicken salad with lots of protein and no sweet stuff.

Caribbean Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 175
With just a few things done ahead of time, your dinner can be a breeze.
By Allrecipes Member
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Inspiration and Ideas

10 Healthy Chicken Salads
Whether served over a bed of greens or scooped into a sandwich, these unique chicken salads are sure to become new favorites.
Awesome Avocado Chicken Salad Recipes
Decadent and creamy chicken salads may not exactly be the height of healthy. But swap in naturally rich avocado, and your recipe will end up with heart-healthy fats and a vibrant green color.
Chicken Salad Spread
Rating: 4.5 stars 131

The chicken salad is quick and easy. If you want a little 'zip', add a few drops of hot sauce to the mixture!