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Quick Almond Chicken Salad

I rely on this refreshing chicken salad often for lunch or a light supper. It can be made ahead of time and popped in the refrigerator, which is perfect for my busy schedule.—Brenda Nickerson, Clymer, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds, toasted


  • In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, grapes, mayonnaise, yogurt and pepper; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Stir in almonds just before serving.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 126 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

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  • bdfloyd
    Apr 15, 2011

    I really enjoy this recipe. I use sour cream instead of yogurt, though. I've used red grapes, too, and it's even more colorful. I like to make a sandwich out of the salad by putting it into a pita half. Very yummy!