Chicken Salad Recipe

Chicken Salad Recipe

R-E-F-R-E-S-H-I-N-G is the best way to describe this Chicken Salad Recipe, made with chicken breast, fresh cilantro, lime juice, tomato, onion, and chunky salsa.

It is still Summer, I repeat: IT IS STILL SUMMER!!!!

We still have a few more days of summer left, and to be honest I am not ready for The Fall.

In my humble opinion, vacations are always too short. I went to DR for 4 weeks (it is never enough). 

I made some awesome recipes over there and this is one of them. 

And since I am not ready for Fall I’ll just make myself believe I am back in the Dominican Republic drinking some fresh coconut water. 

Ok! Let me stop. I won’t torture myself anymore. You are here because you want to know about this full-flavored Chicken Salad Recipe right? Keep reading my friend.

Chicken Salad on a white bowl, tostones on the side and lime

What do you need to make this Chicken Salad?

  • Boneless Chicken Breast
  • Garlic 
  • Adobo seasoning
  • Green Bell Pepper 
  • Yellow Bell Pepper 
  • Red Onion 
  • Plum Tomatoes 
  • Pitted Green Olives 
  •  Fresh Cilantro 
  • White Vinegar
  • Lime Juice
  •  Mild Chunky Salsa
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper

Chicken Salad served on a white bowl

The Method at a glance:

  • Season chicken breast with grated garlic, adobo seasoning, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper.
  • Boil chicken breast until fully cooked. Shred and set aside.
  • In a large bowl add shredded chicken breast, bell peppers, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, olives, fresh cilantro, vinegar, lime juice, and chunky salsa.
  • Mix well all ingredients.
  • Adjust seasoning, and place in the fridge until ready to serve.

Note: You can make the salad ahead, place the salad in the fridge overnight and serve it the next day. 

Chicken Salad served on a white bowl and tostones on the side

So, I recommend you serve this salad with some delicious brown or white rice (I know… carbs!!!!) But a bit of carbs never hurt anybody. You can also enjoy this Chicken Salad with some crispy and scrumptious tostones (fried plantain) the Dominican in me is screaming!!!!  

 I have another salad recipe that you are going to love as much as this Chicken Salad Recipe. If you are a tuna fan this Pasta and Tuna Salad is going to steal your heart. 

Finally, as much as I am enjoying the last few days of summer and although I am not ready for the fall I cannot wait to try some pumpkin spice latte. What is your favorite fall drink?

God Bless You!

Chicken Salad

August 29, 2019
: 25 min
: 25 min
: 50 min
: Easy

Delicious and refreshing Chicken Salad Recipe.

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Ingredients
  • 2lb boneless chicken breast
  • 2 garlic cloves grated
  • Adobo seasoning
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Half green bell pepper chopped
  • Half yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes chopped
  • 10 pitted green olives chopped
  • 1/2 a bunch of fresh cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar
  • the juice of 1 lime
  • 15.5 oz mild chunky salsa
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
Directions
  • Step 1 Season chicken breast with grated garlic, adobo seasoning, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper.
  • Step 2 Boil chicken breast until fully cooked. Shred and set aside.
  • Step 3 In a large bowl add shredded chicken breast, bell peppers, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, olives, fresh cilantro, vinegar, lime juice, and chunky salsa.
  • Step 4 Mix well.
  • Step 5 Adjust seasoning, and place in the fridge until ready to serve.
  • Step 6 Note: You can serve this salad with tostones or white rice.


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