Lemon Almond Chicken Salad is the absolute best chicken salad recipe! Perfect on a sandwich or just by itself, you will love this amazing recipe for chicken salad with grapes and almonds tossed in a creamy lemon dressing!
How to Make Lemon Almond Chicken Salad
Almond Chicken Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing
This Lemon Almond Chicken Salad recipe is incredibly easy and makes the most delicious chickens salad sandwiches! You will love all the tastes and textures in this recipe!
- For the salad
- 2 large chicken breasts cooked and then shredded, about 2 cups (poached or rotisserie chicken both work)
- 1 cup diced celery
- 1 cup grapes halved
- 3/4 cup slivered almonds
- For the dressing
- Zest of 1 lemon
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 3 heaping tbsp. light mayo
- 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tbsp. light sour cream
- dash of salt and pepper
Mix together all the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Whisk until the mayo and sour cream are complete incorporated into the oil.
Pour dressing mixture over the salad mixture and stir well to combine.
Cover and chill for at least 4 hours before serving so that the flavors can meld.
Serve at room temperature or straight out of the fridge!