Healthy Recipes: Creamy Chicken Salad With Grapes

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This classic chicken salad with grapes is an easy and quick, healthy recipe, loaded with sweet, rich punches and flavors. It’s delicious and perfectly creamy with the right flavors and seasonings to crunch. You can serve it as a sandwich, with crackers or on greens.

The creamy salad is filled with sweet red and white grapes topped off with yogurt dressing. You can enjoy this dish with your friends or families on a Sunday afternoon or at a family gathering, birthday party, or bridal shower.

Grapes are rich in nutrients, they are a good source of fibre, and a wide range of vitamins and minerals. Thus, the health benefits of grapes combined with other ingredients added to them such as yogurt (probiotics), greens (vegetables) create the perfect recipe to improve your overall wellness, and happiness.

Total Time: 20 min | Yield: A bowl of Salad | Serving Size: 5

COOKING METHOD: Mixing, Cooking, Dressing

COURSE: Appetizer, Snack

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup white grapes, halved
  • 2 tbsp green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed

Preparing The Chicken ( Make Ahead)

  • Rinse the boneless, skinless chicken breast, add 1/2 cup of water, season it with salt and pepper and slow cook until it’s thoroughly cooked but don’t allow it to dry up. It can take up to 3 hours.
  • Once cool, shred the chicken.

Method

Preparing Chicken Salad With Grapes


1. Mix together the shredded chicken breast, sliced sweet red and white grapes, chopped cucumber, red bell pepper, and green onions in a large bowl.

2. In another bowl, whisk together the the greek yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, onion powder, salt, pepper, tarragon, and celery seeds.

3. Pour over the shredded chicken mix and toss to coat. You can taste it and if not satisfied, you can add more salt and pepper.

4. Refrigerate for two hours or even overnight before serving so that the flavors can meld.

5. Serve as appetizers or snacks with crackers. You can also serve as a sandwich.
You can leave the leftovers in the refrigerator for another day or two. 
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