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Homemade Chicken Salad

This recipe reminds me of my childhood. It's such a great way to get some protein with an amazing crunch! My favorite way to serve it is on a bed of greens but you can also have it in a wrap, on toast, or even on its own.

Makes 4 servings
Serving size: ~ ½ cup each
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes

Ingredients for homemade chicken salad

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 container of vegetable broth
  • 6 oz plain Greek yogurt (I used Fage 0%)
  • ½ cup purple grapes, sliced into quarters
  • 2 celery stalks, diced

Directions for homemade chicken salad

  1. Place vegetable broth in large pot and heat on high.
  2. Add chicken and boil until cooked through, approximately 25 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, chop celery and grapes.
  4. When chicken is cooked, remove it and discard the rest of the broth.
  5. Shred and chop chicken to desired consistency.
  6. In a large bowl, put all ingredients together and mix well.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes prior to serving. Keep leftovers refrigerated.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 230.5
  • carbohydrate: 7g
  • fat: 4g
  • fiber: 0.4g
  • potassium: 93mg
  • protein: 39.7g
  • sodium: 318mg
  • sugar: 5.6g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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