Chicken salad may be a classic, but these new recipes bring fresh interpretation. From curried-almond to sesame-ginger renditions, these easy chicken salad recipes shake up the status quo.
This Asian-inspired main dish chicken salad can be served cold or warm.
This hearty chicken-pasta dinner salad takes on worldly flavors of papaya and curry. Choose a fresh papaya--free from bruises and soft spots--that is at least half yellow and feels somewhat soft when pressed. If it feels firm, ripen at room temperature 3 to 5 days until yellow to yellow-orange.
Make a favorite takeout dish at home in under 20 minutes with this flavorful noodle dish. You'll love the flavorful sauce of creamy coconut milk, fresh cilantro and lime juice, and peanut butter.
This layered chicken salad can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance. Try it the next time you need a potluck main dish. For less spice, use plain Monterey Jack cheese.
When retesting this reliable main-dish salad recipe, likely a forerunner of taco salad but with ham and chicken rather than beef, Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen cooks thought it needed more zip. To replace the original one Anaheim pepper, an entire can of chile peppers is called for.
These classic antipasto ingredients are dressed with olive oil vinaigrette for a tasty picnic or potluck dish.
Pasta steps in for steamed rice in this Asian-inspired main dish salad. Take it to a potluck or cookout.
Make this chicken dish ahead and serve on days when there's no time to spend in the kitchen.
Fresh pineapple, jicama, and carrot highlight this healthy summer chicken salad.
Call on deli-roasted chicken or leftovers to make this chilled and crunchy salad. If you like, stir in a minced red serrano chile pepper before chilling.
With fewer than 200 calories per serving, this chicken salad recipe remains hearty and flavorful. To store watercress, place stems down in 1/2 inch of fresh water. Loosely cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.
With enticing colors and a mix of fruity-sweet flavor and vinegar tang, this salad is perfect special-luncheon fare. For added crunch, top with croutons.
Chicken Caesar Egg Sandwich
Avocado brings rich texture and flavors to this citrusy chicken salad. Toss the ingredients gently so the avocado stays cubed (rather than mashed).
Elevate your brown bag fare with this healthy and nutritious wrap that's got a kick to it! It's got the Buffalo Chicken Wing flavors you love without the unhealthy fried coating.
Couscous is a good substitute for rice or polenta. It cooks quickly, which helps get this chicken meal on the table fast.
Easy preparation makes this updated coleslaw salad perfect to pack and carry to a potluck.