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Chicken Salad Recipes

Delicious Chicken Salad Recipes for Sandwiches, Lunches, or Simple Dinners

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These chicken salad recipes make delicious sandwiches, or serve as luncheon salads or on small buns or rolls as party appetizers.

1. Chicken Salad With Herb Mayonnaise

Chicken Salad With Herb Mayonnaise
Diana Rattray
This chicken salad takes on extra fresh flavor with roasted chicken breasts and fresh chopped herbs. Serve in sandwiches or in lettuce cups for a delicious lunch or light supper.

2. Southern-Style Chicken Salad

Southern-Style Chicken Salad
Diana Rattray
Here's a basic chicken salad with dill pickle relish and a little chopped hard-cooked egg. Serve this delicious chicken salad in sandwiches with lettuce, pickle, and tomato slices, or pile it on lettuce for a delicious lunch.

3. Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad
Diana Rattray
This is a delicious chicken salad with curry powder and a little chopped apple. Use it in sandwiches, small appetizer sandwich rolls, or as a luncheon salad.

4. Chicken Salad With Fusilli Pasta, Spinach, and Tomatoes

Chicken Salad With Pasta, Spinach, and Tomatoes
Chicken Salad Image © Diana Rattray
This chicken, spinach, and pasta salad is tossed with a flavorful mayonnaise and lemon juice dressing. This is a great main dish salad for hot summer days. Use cooked leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken for this tasty salad recipe.

5. Spicy Chicken Salad With White Beans

Spicy Chicken and White Bean Salad
Diana Rattray
Chili powder and cumin help flavor the dressing for this spicy chicken salad. Serve this salad with a garnish of sour cream and shredded cheese, or jalapeno rings and chopped cilantro.

6. Basic Chicken Salad

Basic Chicken Salad
Diana Rattray
In this basic chicken salad, a favorite of mine, I use a little sweet bell pepper relish to give it a little tang, but feel free to use sweet pickle relish or less sweet dill pickle relish.

7. Chicken Salad With Apples and Cranberries

Chicken Salad With Apples and Cranberries
Diana Rattray
The walnuts or pecans add some crunch to this chicken salad recipe, but you can leave them out if you'd like. Serve this delicious chicken salad in ciabatta bread as a sandwich, or serve in lettuce leaves for a lighter luncheon. Light mayonnaise may be used in this salad.

8. Chicken Salad With Walnuts and Grapes

Chicken Salad With Walnuts and Grapes
Diana Rattray
This chicken salad recipe makes a delicious luncheon salad served on lettuce leaves with sliced avocado, or fill sandwich rolls or pita bread with the mixture.

9. Chicken Salad With Grapes and Green Onions

Chicken Salad With Grapes
Paula Hible/Photodisc/Getty
A little curry powder and green onions add to the flavor of this fruited chicken salad recipe.

10. Chicken Salad With Chutney

Chicken Salad Sandwich
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Chutney and golden raisins add texture and flavor to this delicious chicken salad. Serve in small rolls or homemade bread with a cup of soup for a fabulous lunch.

11. Grilled Chicken Salad With Portobello Mushrooms

Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe
Grilled Chicken Salad Image © Diana Rattray
This grilled chicken salad is made with a delicious herbed sour cream and mayonnaise dressing. Serve this salad with a cup of soup for a delicious and satisfying meal. I used a grill pan to cook the chicken breasts, but sliced fried chicken or broiled chicken could also be used.

12. Cajun Chicken Salad with Pecans

Picnic Cajun Chicken Salad
Terri Pischoff Wuerthner
Terri's delicious chicken salad recipe is made with celery, green onions, chopped pecans, fresh parsley, and some Cajun seasonings for a Cajun kick.

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