Recipe // Light Chicken Salad

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Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite Spring/Summer time go to lunches. This chicken salad is light, easy to make, filling and full of protein.

I found this recipe first on Joyfullhealthyeat  

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Light Chicken Salad

This light & easy salad is great for lunch.  Serve with crackers, on a slice of bread, or a bed of lettuce for a healthy, tasty & filling lunch.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, Gluten Free, High Protein, Salads
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 191kcal


  • 2 Lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken* Cooked & Shredded
  • 1 1/2 Cups Red Grapes Halved
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Pecans**
  • 1/2 Cup Green Onions Diced
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt, Plain
  • 1/4 cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Sage
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paparika
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Pepper To Taste


  • In a large bowl, add chicken, grapes, pecans and onion. Mix well; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine yogurt, mustard, sage, smoked paprika, garlic powder, lemon juice, salt & pepper. Whisk until well blended.
  • Add liquid mixture to chicken; stir until well mixed
  • Serve. Refrigerate any leftovers


  • *I use a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket.
  • **Walnuts work great!
Serving Size: 1/2 cup• Calories: 191•Fat: 8 g •Fiber: 2 g •Sugar: 4 g •Sodium: 274 mg •Saturated Fat: 1 g •Carbohydrates: 13g•Protein: 18 g •Cholesterol: 47 mg
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