Chicken Salad (21 Day Fix) Recipe

I pulled this recipe from my FIXATE cookbook, and switched up a few small things. We all love this easy & quick recipe, so much, that I make it at least a few times a month now? Don’t think we’ll ever get tired of it!

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CHICKEN SALAD INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken, or cook your own boneless & skinless chicken breast to shred (we used Simple Truth rotisserie chicken)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green apple
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, cut in half
  • 1 cup chopped or diced celery
  • 1/3 cup sliced raw almonds
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon (we use 1/2-1 tbsp of dried tarragon)
  • 1/4 cup Honey Mustard Salad Dressing (see recipe below)
  • Shredded or chopped romain lettuce (or any other type of leafy green), optional

CHICKEN SALAD DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine chicken, apple, grapes, celery, almonds, green onions, tarragon, and Honey Mustard Salad Dressing in a large bowl; mix well. If deseired, serve over your choice of leafy green.

HONEY MUSTARD INGREDIENTS & DIRECTIONS

  • 1/2 cup plain 0% or 2% Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard or spicy brown mustard
  • 3 tbsp raw honey
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt  to taste; optional

Combine yogurt, mustard, honey, and vinegar in a medium bowl; mix well. Slowly add oil, whisking constantly until well blended; season with salt (if desired).

This recipe makes 4 servings. 1 serving = 1 1/4 cups of chicken salad. Counts as .5 purple (fruit), .25 green (veggie), 1 red (protein), .5 blue (healthy fat), and .5 seed/oils. Add 2 cups of leafy greens, and add on 2 green (veggies).

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