July 10, 2014

47 Ways to Make Chicken Salad

  In a chicken salad rut?  Tired of always making it the same way?  Then check out these 47 fabulous ways to make chicken salad ~ you're sure to find one or two ... or 47 ... you'll love!

Chicken Salad ~ it's one of my absolute favorite lunches.  I especially love it for its versatility.  I swear, there are about as many ways to make chicken salad as there are people on the planet.  With fruit ... without fruit ... herbed ... with nuts ... no nuts ... mayonnaise-based ... hold the mayo ... chunky ... smooth and creamy.  You name it.

Well however you like your chicken salad, I guarantee you'll find at least  a few you'll love in this collection.  Give a few new ways a try!  I know I sure will.  I think I need to try all 47 of them!

I'd love to hear which one {or ones} you'd like to try first!

Tzatziki Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Traditional Southern Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Pineapple Pecan Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Tarragon Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Pina Colada Chicken Salad with Grapes from The Kitchen is My Playground

Curried Chicken Salad with Apples from The Lemon Bowl

Curried Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Chicken Salad with Avocado Dressing from Noble Pig

Roasted Corn & Avocado Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Peachy Pecan Chicken Salad from Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Strawberry Chicken Salad from The Kitchen is My Playground

Apple Dill Chicken Salad from Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Cranberry Chicken Salad from Lady Behind the Curtain

Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad from An Edible Mosaic

Grilled Chicken Salad with Grapes from Savvy Saving Couple

Cherry Walnut Chicken Salad from Inside BruCrew Life

Thai-Inspired Chicken Salad from Apron Strings

Chicken Salad with Tahini Dressing from The American Bite

Crunchy Sweet Chicken Salad from Valerie's Kitchen

Greek Chicken Salad from Will Cook for Smiles

Troyer's Chicken Salad from Fantastical Sharing of Recipes

Craisin & Walnut Chicken Salad from Kooky Carol's Kitchen Concoctions

Blackberry Cucumber Chicken Salad from Nosh and Nourish

Mango Chicken Salad from Tried and Tasty

Mom's Homemade Chicken Salad from Miss Information

Chunky Chicken Salad from Diethood

Dijon Chicken Salad from Oh, Sweet Basil

Skinny Chicken Salad from The Cookie Rookie

Fiesta Chicken Salad from Inside BruCrew Life

Easy Chicken Salad {Wraps} from Shugary Sweets

Classic Chicken Salad with Tarragon from Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks

Crock-Pot Pesto Chicken Salad from Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Honey Chicken Salad with Apples and Sage from Running to the Kitchen

Pickle Chicken Salad from Coupon Cutting Mom

Healthy Cashew Chicken Salad from Tried and Tasty

Chicken Salad by the Ounce {with carrots, celery, & dates} from Farm Fresh Feasts

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad from Frugal Foodie Mama

Buffalo Chicken Salad from Chocolate Moosey

Ultimate Chicken Salad Rollups from Diary of a Recipe Collector

Chicken Salad in a Red Delicious from Little Miss Celebration

Baked Chicken Salad Pie from The Cookie Rookie

Which way will you make your  next chicken salad?


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  1. Thanks so much for including our Skinny Chicken Salad in your awesome roundup!! I can't wait to try so many of these versions. xo

  2. Tracey,

    holy cow, 47 ways! i could only think of 1, and that's just plain old chicken breast salad!

    chicken salad pie is something i have never tried before! i take it, it's sort of like man-food for the big game!


  3. Thanks for including my Ultimate Chicken Salad Rollups! This is a great collection! Pinned!

  4. Did you actually try all of these?! How in the world did you have the time? Left you a message...check your phone.

  5. Ack! You don't know who this is! It's Jen.....check your phone. ;-)

  6. Thank you for including me! I want them all!

  7. Oh, lots of ideas. I love chicken salad. I just made my mom's recipe the other day. So good. Thanks for linking up to Tips and Tricks. Hope to see you again. Kathleen @ Fearlessly Creative Mammas

  8. Thanks so much for sharing this great collection of Chicken Salad Recipes with Full Plate Thursday this week!
    Hope you are having a really fun day and come back soon!
    Miz Helen


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