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How to make chicken salad
Easy Low Carb Chicken Salad Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

This easy low carb chicken salad recipe doesn't disappoint and is low carb and keto friendly! It's creamy with the perfect balance of chopped walnuts, celery, and has the juiciest chicken chunks ever. 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5
Calories: 328.4 kcal
  • 1.5 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
Salad Portion
  • 1 celery stalk and leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 oz chopped walnuts
  • 5 tbsp mayo
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp dried chives
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place the seasoning in a small ramekin and mixed together. Place chicken breasts breast side down and season one side, then season the high side. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove the chicken breasts from the oven and cover with aluminum foil and bake for another 5 minutes. 

  2. Remove the chicken breasts from the oven and allow them to cool until you can easily touch them. Dice the chicken breasts into bite-sized chunks and place into a medium-sized bowl. 

  3. Add the celery, walnuts, mayo, sour cream, dried chives, garlic powder, fresh parsley, lemon juice together until combined and season with salt and pepper, to taste. 

  4. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Low Carb Chicken Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 328.4 Calories from Fat 178
% Daily Value*
Fat 19.8g30%
Saturated Fat 5.2g33%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.6g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4g
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 537.6mg23%
Potassium 409.6mg12%
Carbohydrates 2.6g1%
Fiber 0.6g3%
Sugar 0.4g0%
Protein 33g66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.