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Top 10 Chicken Salad Recipes

We love chicken in all forms—especially salad. Our best chicken salad recipes are creamy, crunchy and oh-so-crave-worthy.

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Copycat Chicken SaladTaste of Home

Copycat Chicken Salad

This copycat Chick-fil-A chicken salad recipe is incredibly easy to make, and your family will love it. The sweet pickle relish gives it its signature taste. I like to use a thick, crusty oat bread. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

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Chicken Salad-Stuffed PeppersTaste of Home

Chicken Salad-Stuffed Peppers

We love this recipe because it combines the fresh flavor of bell peppers with chicken salad. — Mary Marlowe Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

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Curried Chicken Salad with Pineapple and GrapesTaste of Home

Curried Chicken Salad with Pineapple and Grapes

This fun and flavorful beauty turns last night’s cooked chicken into a delightful salad that’s perfect for lunch. —Linda Bevill, Monticello, Arkansas

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Chicken Salad Party SandwichesTaste of Home

Chicken Salad Party Sandwiches

My famous chicken salad arrives at the party chilled in a plastic container. When it’s time to set out the food, I stir in the pecans and assemble the sandwiches. They’re a hit at buffet-style potlucks. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

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Almond Chicken SaladTaste of Home

Almond Chicken Salad

My mother used to prepare this chicken salad with grapes and almonds for an evening meal during the hot summer months. It's my favorite of my mother's chicken salad recipes. You can also serve it as a delicious but quick luncheon or potluck dish. —Kathy Kittell, Lenexa, Kansas

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Chicken Salad CroissantsTaste of Home

Chicken Salad Croissants

This tempting chicken salad gets its special taste from Swiss cheese and pickle relish. It’s a favorite of my brother, who insists I make it whenever he visits. —Laura Koziarski, Battle Creek, Michigan

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Cool & Crunchy Chicken SaladTaste of Home

Cool & Crunchy Chicken Salad

When the weather sizzles, get your chill on with a cool chicken salad. Mine uses grapes, pecans and celery for that signature crunch. —Sarah Smiley, Bangor, Maine

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Raspberry Pecan Chicken SaladTaste of Home

Raspberry Pecan Chicken Salad

I gave this sweet-savory chicken salad a little zip with Chinese five-spice powder, which tastes a bit like pumpkin pie spice. Sprinkle some on roasted carrots for an awesome meal. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

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Pineapple-Apple Chicken SaladTaste of Home

Pineapple-Apple Chicken Salad

This just might be the fastest chicken salad recipe ever! The fruit gives a sweet touch, the almonds a nice crunch, and the curry depth and color. —Priscilla Cote, New Hartford, New York

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Chicken Salad Croissant SandwichesTaste of Home

Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwiches

Parmesan cheese and dill make this the most incredible chicken salad I’ve ever tasted. For the no-cook version, use canned chicken. These sandwiches are a simple entree to serve at parties, showers or picnics.—Jaclyn Bell, Logan, Utah

Annamarie Higley
Annamarie Higley is an Associate Print Editor for Taste of Home magazine, as well as the brand's special issue publications. A midwestern transplant originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she enjoys hiking, trivia-ing, and—you guessed it!—all things cooking and baking.

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