This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.
A classic easy chicken salad recipe that you can make fast! Use greek yogurt and low-fat mayonnaise to cut calories, without sacrificing flavor!
I really need to get back into meal planning. It just makes my life a bunch easier if I have things prepared and ready or planned, so that when I get home with kids in tow, it’s not the mad-dash to the fridge/freezer/pantry trying to figure out what to make in 30 minutes, while juggling snack-demands from both kids, and the clock ticking.
This chicken salad recipe is super basic, and easy to throw together. I like to make it and keep it hanging out in the fridge ready to throw in a lunch bag with some bread or some crackers for a yummy lunch.
Switching out most of the mayo usually found in chicken salad for greek yogurt is a great way to keep the calories down, and still have that creamy taste.
Check out these basic ingredients:
How to cook chicken for a salad:
It’s super easy. I typically use leftover chicken, but whenever I have a hankering to make an easy chicken salad recipe, here’s what I do:
Want more easy salad? Of course you do!
A classic easy chicken salad recipe that you can make fast! Use greek yogurt and low fat mayonnaise to cut calories, without sacrificing flavor!
Whisk together the yogurt, mayo, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper until well blended.
Add the celery, red onion and chicken.
Mix until well combined.
- Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.
Serve with crackers, or on bread.