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.
Make this chicken dish ahead and serve on days when there's no time to spend in the kitchen.
Pasta steps in for steamed rice in this Asian-inspired main dish salad. Take it to a potluck or cookout.
Fresh pineapple, jicama, and carrot highlight this healthy summer chicken salad.
A pinch of taco seasoning takes this chicken salad south of the border. Wrap the finished mix in a tortilla or serve on top of crisp romaine lettuce.
By using rotisserie chicken and bottled stir-fry sauce, this tasty dinner comes together in just 5 minutes. Talk about fast food!
Build a backyard brunch around this colorful salad. Fruit and lean chicken top the spinach, making a light and healthy meal or side dish.
Dress up leftover cooked chicken with this fabulous peanut butter, soy sauce, and ginger dressing. Ease preparation by picking up a roasted whole chicken from the supermarket.
Use mini taco shells to scoop up low calorie Tex-Mex chicken salad for this fun lunch.
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.
This quick chicken salad calls for deli-roasted chicken, bottled dressing, packaged greens, and feta cheese. It's ready to serve in 20 minutes!