Tarragon Chicken Salad


This non-mayonnaise-based chicken salad goes great on salads, toast, or on its own. It also makes a delicious meal when plated with greens, vinaigrette, and your favorite fruit. Skill Level: Beginner. Serving Size: ¾ cup.
Course Salad
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 200kcal


  • 1 lb. chicken breast meat, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp. dried tarragon
  • 3 Swiss chard leaves, julienned
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook chicken to preference (e.g., grilled, pan seared, baked) and allow to rest/cool. Chop, dice, or cube it to the size and shape of your preference.
  • Once chicken is cool and chopped, combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Enjoy! Store in the fridge for 2-3 days. 


Nutrition Information: This chicken salad is a great alternative to the traditional mayonnaise-based varieties. Gluten-free, nut free, dairy free.
  • Calories: 200
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Added Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 260 mg