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Chicken salad with grapes on a bed of greens

Healthy Chicken Salad with Grapes | Whole30

This sweet, savory, & healthy recipe for chicken salad is packed with shredded chicken, grapes, pecans, and celery. A delicious, satisfying lunch!
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 287kcal
Author Mary Smith


  • 3 cups shredded, cooked chicken Rotisserie or make your own poached chicken breasts (instructions above and below!)
  • 1 cup sliced grapes
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans raw or dry roasted
  • 3 stalks celery diced
  • cup mayo
  • ½ tsp sea salt more or less to taste
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp celery seed
  • ½ tsp paprika


  • Add all of the ingredients into a large bowl. Mix well until combined. Refrigerate until ready to eat! Can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days. 


To make easy poached chicken breasts for shredding: Bring a large pot of water to a boil with chicken breasts inside. Once boiling, cover and remove from heat. Let the breasts sit in the covered pot for 15 minutes. Chop/shred and add to the bowl!
Variations: Add in some diced apple, cranberries, walnuts, or really any nut! This awesome thing about this salad is that it's so customizable!


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 517mg | Potassium: 568mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg