Kitchen Sink Chicken Salad with Greek Yogurt

Whoa-we-wowza. Chick-en Sal-ad. Um, yes please!

We had some AH-ma-Zing chicken salad last weekend at the bachelorette party I went to. It was creamy and delicious. A big thanks to the bride’s mama for loading us up with tons of awesome food for our lake weekend.

I’ve been craving chicken salad ever since and decided to whip my version. I opted for a healthier greek yogurt instead of mayo and fresh tarragon. Love the earthy flavor it gives the chicken salad. Then I keep adding stuff… and adding stuff to the chicken salad. Hence the “kitchen sink” reference. You can get really creative with chicken salad!

 


You’ll need:
1 cup of non-fat greek yogurt
2 cans of chicken
2 sprigs of fresh tarragon
1 cup of red seedless grapes
1/2 cup white onion
1/2 cup celery
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 fresh lemon
Salt to taste


Dice up the white onion.


Now we start on the celery. Wash the celery really well. Then begin by cutting both ends off.


My celery happened to be particularly wide so I sliced it in half.


Then I diced those up into small pieces.


Red seedless grapes… slice those babies in half.


Mince up the leaves of two sprigs of fresh tarragon.


Put all of that into a large mixing bowl. Or if you’re like me and making a big batch for yourself, I put it into a large tupperwear. AKA no extra dishes.


Oh! Mimi smelled the chicken… and boy oh boy did she want some!


Throw in the garlic powder and black pepper. Mix all together.


All mixed up. Give it a little taste test…


After my taste test, my chicken salad needed a little fresh lemon juice and salt.


Squeeze in the fresh lemon and add the salt. Mix well.


I decided to make a sandwich with my chicken salad. Putting the chicken salad over greens would be delish as well.

That’s some hot mustard on my bread… I love that stuff!


Load up your sandwich!


Time to eat!


Mouth is watering…


This sandwich is great for summer because it can be served cold!


Eat up and enjoy!

What’s your favorite way to make chicken salad?

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4 Comments

  1. Reply

    Julie @ Sugarfoot Eats

    June 23, 2012

    Looks like a great sandwich for these hot summer day!

    PS I like your nail polish!

    • Reply

      NParamore

      June 26, 2012

      It’s great for these hot days! Apples would be great in it too.

      And thanks! I love this nail polish its Muggins by Butter!

  2. Reply

    Corbyn

    August 7, 2012

    What size can of chicken did you use? The 10 oz. or the smaller size can? It looks like an awesome chicken salad recipe. Going to try and make it tomorrow! Thanks for sharing.

    • Reply

      NParamore

      August 7, 2012

      I used the larger 10oz can. It made several servings and will keep in the fridge for a few days. Hope you enjoy!

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