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5 from 3 votes

Light and Healthy Chicken Salad

This quick and easy chicken salad recipe is low-calorie, can be made ahead of time, and perfect on a sandwich or as an appetizer! 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 194kcal
Author: Julie Evink


Chicken Salad

  • 2 cups chicken cooked and diced
  • 1/4 cup celery diced
  • 1/4 cup green grapes cut in half
  • 1/4 cup red grapes cut in half
  • 1/4 cup almonds sliced
  • 2 Tbsp Greek Yogurt plain* (or light mayonnaise)
  • 2 tsp spicy brown mustard
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • optional add ins or substitutions: diced red onion, diced carrots, raisins, etc.


  • In a large bowl, mix chicken, celery, green and red grapes, and almonds together. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix together Greek yogurt (or mayo) and spicy brown mustard with all seasonings.
  • Pour dressing over chicken mixture and stir until coated.
  • Serve with crackers, on lettuce, or bread.
  • Enjoy!


*I like a lightly dressed chicken salad. However, if you prefer a wetter chicken salad, feel free to add more Greek Yogurt or spicy brown mustard to your taste preference.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 366mg | Potassium: 232mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.8mg