Chicken Salad is Wholesome Bliss: My Go-To Recipe

Chicken Salad

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Wholesome Bliss: My Go-To Chicken Salad Recipe

Hey foodies! Today, I’m excited to share one of my all-time favorite recipes – a scrumptious Chicken Salad that’s become a regular star on my dinner table. Packed with flavor, loaded with wholesome ingredients, and incredibly easy to whip up, this dish has earned a permanent spot in my recipe repertoire.

The Magic Begins with Fresh Chicken

To kick things off, start with boneless, skinless chicken breast. I prefer using freshly cooked chicken for its tender texture and pure flavor. Simply season it with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook until perfectly juicy and cooked through. Once cooled, chop it into bite-sized pieces.

The Veggie Crunch

For that delightful crunch, add in finely chopped celery and vibrant red pepper. These veggies not only bring a burst of color to the dish but also contribute a satisfying texture that complements the tender chicken.

Secret Weapons: Homemade Mayo and Mustard

Now, here’s where the magic happens – my homemade mayo and mustard. These condiments elevate the flavor profile, giving the salad a rich and tangy twist. The mayo adds a creamy consistency, while the mustard delivers a zesty kick. Trust me, once you’ve experienced the homemade versions, there’s no going back!

Assembly – A Cinch!

With all the ingredients prepped, it’s time to bring everything together. In a large bowl, combine the chopped chicken, celery, red pepper, homemade mayo, homemade mustard, onion powder, and garlic powder. Gently fold everything together until well-coated, ensuring that every bite is a perfect medley of flavors.

Healthy, Simple, and Oh-So-Delicious

What I love most about this Chicken Salad is its simplicity. It’s a testament to the fact that wholesome, nutritious meals don’t have to be complicated. This recipe ticks all the boxes – it’s healthy, satisfying, and bursting with homemade goodness.

Whether served on a bed of fresh greens, tucked into a whole-grain wrap, or enjoyed with crackers, this Chicken Salad never fails to impress. It’s become my go-to for potlucks, picnics, and those busy weeknight dinners when I crave something hearty yet hassle-free.

Give it a try, and I guarantee your taste buds will thank you! Here’s to deliciously simple meals that bring joy to the table. Happy cooking!

Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad

Indulge in the delight of a wholesome Chicken Salad featuring tender chicken breast, crisp celery, red pepper, and a burst of flavor from homemade mayo and mustard. This simple, healthy, and utterly delicious recipe is a go-to for its easy preparation and the perfect combination of textures and tastes.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings


  • 2 Chicken Breasts Diced or Shredded
  • 2 Celery Ribs Diced
  • 1/2 Red Pepper Diced
  • 2 Tbsp Homemade Mustard
  • 1/2 Cup Homemade Mayo
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 Tsp Spicy Pepper Medley


  • Preheat the oven to 410F
  • Bake Chicken for 25 minutes, then remove from oven and let completely cool.
  • Diced or shred the chicken, and all the veggies.
  • Mix all the ingredients into a bowl. Volia! It's ready to be eaten.


Keyword Chicken, Chicken Salad

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