Chicken Salad Made Fast and Easy

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In this video, we’ll walk you through the steps of creating a flavorful chicken salad that combines the goodness of fresh ingredients with the convenience of a fast preparation. Our goal is to make your chicken salad stress-free and full of mouthwatering moments.

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Chicken Salad Made Fast and Easy

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 8 Calories: 350
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

This recipe is perfect for those who want to enjoy a tasty and wholesome meal without spending hours in the kitchen. Watch the video to discover how to whip up this Chicken Salad in no time, leaving you more time to celebrate and make memories with loved ones.

Ingredients

Instructions

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  1. Place the chicken breasts into a pot of hot water and bring to a boil. Cook for about 20 minutes until cooked through. Shred the chicken. I shred my chicken in a stand mixer but you can use two forks as well. 

  2. Add the noodles to a pot of salted boiling water and cook until al dente. This should take about 10 minutes. Drain, rinse, and add to a boil. 

  3. Add the chicken and the rest of the ingredients to the noodles. Mix, using two spoons, until well combined. 

  4. Allow to cool, serve, and enjoy your chicken salad. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1


Amount Per Serving
Calories 350kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g33%
Saturated Fat 5.2g26%
Cholesterol 64mg22%
Sodium 326mg14%
Potassium 424mg13%
Protein 21g42%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

Note

  1. Meal Prep Tip: This Chicken Salad is great for meal prep! Prepare the chicken and chop the veggies in advance, storing them separately. Assemble the salad just before serving for the freshest taste.

  2. Customize Your Crunch: Add your favorite nuts or seeds for an extra crunch. Almonds, walnuts, or sunflower seeds work well and add a delightful texture to the salad.

  3. Dressing Variation: Experiment with different dressings to suit your taste. A zesty lemon vinaigrette, honey mustard, or a balsamic glaze can all complement the flavors of this Chicken Salad.

  4. Protein Swap: Not a fan of chicken? No problem! Try this recipe with grilled shrimp, turkey, or even tofu for a delicious alternative.

  5. Serve with Style: Elevate the presentation by serving the Chicken Salad in lettuce cups, on a bed of mixed greens, or in a freshly baked bread bowl for a festive touch.

  6. Chill and Enjoy: For an extra refreshing experience, chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving. This allows the flavors to meld together and enhances the overall taste.

  7. Wine Pairing: Consider pairing this Chicken Salad with a crisp, chilled white wine or a sparkling beverage for a delightful and festive combination.

Keywords: Chicken Salad, Easy Chicken Salad, Picnics, Snacks

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David Hood

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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