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Dilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Dilled Chicken Salad Recipe

I usually harvest a bounty of recipe requests whenever I serve this hearty, fresh-tasting salad with its delicate dill flavor. -Kimberly Speta, Kennedy, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another large bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 446 calories, 24 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 736 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Reviews for Dilled Chicken Salad

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Reviewed May. 1, 2011

"love it, such a nice refreshing change from regular pasta salad, kids loved it because of the ranch flavor"

Reviewed Aug. 21, 2010

"Absolutely delicious! I make this over and over again. Have passed the recipe on to many friends. Great for any type of gathering and makes a huge amount."

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2009

"I followed the recipe exactly but it was too bland and didn't have much flavor. Maybe adding another package of the dry dressing mix would improve it, but it wasn't good enough that I'd consider trying again."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.