Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad

Posted: June 24

Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 5 servings

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Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad changes up the chicken salad paradigm with some crunch! The almonds add the bite and the grapes add bold fruitiness and sweetness to the creamy, savory mixture. Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad is a light and luxurious lunch that beats out other chicken salad sandwiches! Get ready to add a new favorite to your lunch rotation!


For the dressing: • 2/3 cup Greek yogurt, plain and fat-free • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise • 2 tablespoons honey • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard • 3/4 teaspoon salt For the chicken salad: • 1 1/4 pounds chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cooked, diced, and chilled • 1 1/3 cups red grapes, halved • 3/4 cup celery, diced • 1/2 cup almonds, toasted and sliced • 1/3 cup green onions, chopped


Step 1

Whisk the Greek yogurt, the mayonnaise, the honey, the red wine vinegar, the poppy seeds, the Dijon mustard, and the salt together in a medium bowl.

Step 2

Add the chicken, the grapes, the celery, the almonds, and the green onions to a large mixing bowl.

Step 3

Once the salad ingredients are combined, add the dressing and toss until everything is evenly coated.

Step 4

Serve on bread or on a bed of mixed greens.

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