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5 from 2 votes

Easy Chicken Salad Recipe

This classic, easy chicken salad recipe is delicious as a stand-alone dish or on sandwiches, wraps, or lettuce. It's a quick, 10 minute recipe that's done in only 2 steps.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Megan


  • 2 pounds chicken breasts about 3 breasts cooked, shredded & chopped into bite-sized pieces*
  • 1 ½ cups chopped celery about 3 stalks
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh dill optional for garnish


  • Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and stir to combine. 
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 - 5 days. Optionally, sprinkle with freshly chopped dill before serving. 


  • *How to cook the chicken: this recipe calls for 2 pounds (about 3 breasts) of cooked chicken. You'll want to bake your chicken in the oven (25 minutes at 425°F) until cooked through, shred it using two forks (or your hands) and then chop it into bite-sized pieces.