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chicken salad on bread

Creamy Chicken Salad

A lightened up creamy and delicious chicken salad recipe that's perfect for picnics, work lunches or quick dinners.

Course lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 chicken breasts diced
  • 2 celery stalks sliced
  • ½ green pepper diced
  • 3 green onions diced


  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp dill
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water


  1. In a stainless steel pot, cook chicken breasts until done, for roughly 15-20 minutes or until all juices are absorbed. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Once cooked, set aside to cool.
  2. Prepare the dressing by placing all the dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisking them until combined. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, add the cooked chicken, celery, pepper, green onions and dressing. Mix together.
  4. Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.

Recipe Notes

  • You may notice the next day that there is some liquid that’s drained from the mixture. This is the whey liquid from the yogurt. Simply drain the excess liquid and enjoy the salad.