Light and Easy Chicken Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Category: Recipes, Sports Nutrition

Servings: 4

Light and Easy Chicken Salad


  • 2 large skinless chicken breasts, cooked and diced
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup red grapes, chopped
  • 2 pickle spears, chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • In a large bowl, add chopped chicken, scallions, grapes, and pickle spears.
  • In a small bowl add yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, paprika, garlic powder, lemon juice and salt & pepper, and whisk together.
  • Add contents of the small bowl to the chicken dish.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Serve on bread or in a cup of bibb lettuce.


A sumptuous spin on the classic chicken salad! The high protein content will help keep you satisfied and the pickles add lots of flavor while providing extra sodium that athletes often need to replace after a strenuous workout.

Nutrition Facts

Light and Easy Chicken Salad

Serves 1 cup

Amount Per Serving
Calories 250
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0
Saturated Fat 0
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 0
Total Carbohydrate 5 1.7%
Dietary Fiber 0
Protein 30
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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