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Classic Chicken Salad


Try serving this Classic Chicken Salad on a bed of mixed greens or on whole-grain bread.

  • Servings: 1

Source: Everyday Food, September 2003


  • 1 cup diced chicken
  • 1 heaping tablespoon minced red onion
  • 1 heaping tablespoon minced celery
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper, to taste


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl; stir to combine.

  2. For a whole-grain sandwich, layer your favorite whole-grain bread with 1/4 cup baby greens (we used arugula) and chicken salad.

  3. To serve on a bed of greens, place 2 cups mixed salad greens on a plate; spoon chicken salad over the top, and add 6 to 8 halved red seedless grapes.

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