Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Aug. 09, 2022
This delightful main-dish salad has an easy dressing that lends a sweet-tangy flavor to the mix. "You can add or take away vegetables to suit your taste," notes Janelle Hensley of Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Honey-Dijon Chicken Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 pound chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons honey, divided
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, divided
  • 3 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 2 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons each chopped green, sweet orange and yellow pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place chicken in a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Combine 1 tablespoon each of honey and mustard; pour over chicken. Bake, covered, until chicken is no longer pink, 20-25 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, eggs, peppers, onion and sesame seeds; divide between 2 plates. Top with chicken. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon each honey and mustard; drizzle over chicken.

Nutrition Facts

2-1/2 cups: 301 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 279mg cholesterol, 498mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.