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8 Easy and Delicious Chicken Salad Recipes 0

8 Easiest and Most Delicious Chicken Salad Recipes - Perfect for a Healthy but Filling Dinner

Chicken salad is as diverse as it is delicious. With variations from all over the world, it’s difficult to pick one to make for your family’s dinner. We’ve found 6 of our favorite chicken salad recipes on the web and all are easy to make and tasty too!

rosemary chicken salad with avocado and bacon

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Avocado and Bacon

"I just made this recipe for dinner. It was fabulous! Even my very picky hubby who isn’t a chicken fan loved it!" – Dawn

Mixing bacon in a chicken salad is a great addition to an already wonderful dish!

Fry a few slices of bacon until crispy and dice them into little pieces. Use the excess oil to cook two boneless and skinless chicken thighs seasoned with kosher salt and fresh rosemary over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes.

Lay out chopped romaine lettuce, baby arugula, cherry tomatoes, chopped red onions and your crispy bacon. Slice the avocado and arrange on the salad followed by a pinch of the kosher salt on each slice.

Then slice the chicken thighs and add to your salad.

Mix Dijon mustard, olive oil, red wine vinegar, fresh rosemary and kosher salt to make your rosemary vinaigrette.

Pour over your salad and enjoy your low-carb yet still hearty and delicious chicken salad!

Chicken Fiesta Salad


Another international dish with a south of the border flavor perfect for the whole family!

Rub two chicken breasts with half of a packet of dry fajita seasoning.

Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat and fry the chicken for 8 minutes on each side.

Separately, in a large saucepan, mix a can of rinsed and drained black beans, a can of Mexican-style corn, salsa and the second half of the packet of dry fajita seasoning. Fry over medium heat until your mixture is warm.

Toss a package of mixed salad greens, chopped onions and a tomato, cut into wedges. Add your fried chicken and top with the black bean and corn mixture.

For a bit of flair, rather than buying premade salsa, make your own!


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Caribbean Chicken Salad

"All the components of the salad come together perfectly." – Joanna

Transport yourself to the islands with this fun and flavorful recipe. Marinate chicken for a couple of hours in teriyaki marinade sauce.

Prepare your salsa by mixing chopped onions, tomatoes, jalapenos and fresh cilantro a small bowl and refrigerate.

Prepare your dressing by mixing just a bit of Dijon mustard, honey, sugar, vegetable oil, cider vinegar and lime juice in a small bowl and refrigerate as well.

With your chicken marinating and your salsa and dressing refrigerating, fire up the grill on high heat and cook the chicken for 6 to 8 minutes on each side.

Spoon your delicious salsa over salad greens followed by pineapple chunks. Break a cup of tortilla chips and spread over your salad and finish with a few strips of your teriyaki-flavored chicken strips and your dreamy dressing!

Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

"This was easy-peasy to make, and delicious, too!" – Alison

Show off your pro-level cooking skills with this easy yet delightful chicken salad! Roast the chicken breasts rubbed with olive oil and sprinkled with salt and pepper.

Remove the meat from the bones and dice into bite sized pieces.

Make your dressing by mixing your favorite mayonnaise, a little bit of dry white wine, chutney, curry powder and salt in a bowl until smooth. Thoroughly coat your roasted chicken with the dressing and add diced celery, chopped scallions, and raisins.

Refrigerate for a few hours then add cashews and serve!

Red Rice & Chicken Salad with Pomegranate & Feta

"This is a great recipe - so different and with a good mix of flavors." – Ruth

A wonderfully unique salad perfect for a summertime dinner!

Roast a small chicken and set aside for later.

Boil red Camargue rice in plenty of salted water then prepare the dressing by mixing the zest and juice from two lemons with olive oil, a pinch of caster sugar and your favorite seasoning.

After draining the rice, pour into a large bowl and thoroughly mix with the dressing.

After allowing the rice to soak, add your shredded chicken, almonds, a chunky-cut medium cucumber, chopped spring onions, feta cheese, a chopped pomegranate and finely chopped dill.

Mix again and serve to your favorite people!


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Thai Minced Chicken Salad

"SO GOOD. So so good." – Charlie

Feeling international and looking for just a bit of spice? Then this Thai dish is perfect! Start by chopping lemongrass, lime leaves, red chilies, garlic cloves and a piece of ginger. Heat a wok over high heat and add vegetable oil and sesame oil followed by the lemongrass mixture.

Fry briefly before adding minced chicken and chili powder. Stir-fry the chicken and the tasty mixture for a bit then splash in some fish sauce. Lower the heat to allow the mixture to bubble then stir in a chopped red onion and cook for another minute.

Remove your spicy concoction from the heat and pour in lemon juice and a handful of chopped herbs. Finally, serve with 3 baby gem leaves, cucumber strips, beansprouts and a lime wedge.

Admire your work for a second then it’s time to eat!

Mustard Chicken Salad

"I just finished making this and it tastes AMAZING!" – Seonyi

This one is a great chicken salad recipe for mustard lovers or anyone looking for a spin on chicken salad!

Roast two chicken breasts rubbed with olive oil and sprinkled with salt and pepper. Add broccoli to already boiling salted water and cook until crisp tender and place the broccoli into a bowl of ice water to cool.

Make the dressing by mixing mayonnaise, dry white wine, Dijon mustard and whole-grain mustard in a bowl.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper to your preferred taste and add the chicken ensuring the chicken is good and moist. Mix in tarragon, broccoli and tomatoes then take a minute to decide how you spend the two hours needed to let the salad refrigerate.

Two productive hours later, serve at room temperature and enjoy!

Chicken and Orange Salad

Chicken and Orange Salad

"Yum my favorite salad recipe so far. Lovely flavor!" – Andi

Chicken salad with oranges and yogurt? Why not! Cut a couple of oranges removing the skin and white pith while reserving any juice in a bowl.

Combine your already cooked and thinly sliced chicken with a can of corn, salad greens, onions and the slices of the oranges.

Whisk Greek-style yogurt with mango chutney, curry paste and the reserved orange juice and splash over your salad followed with chopped pistachio kernels.

So delicious that you will forget that it’s also healthy!




10 of the Best Easy Beef Salad Recipes for Dinner 0

10 of the Best Easy Beef Salad Recipes for Lunch or Dinner

by Jacqueline Samaroo

Whether you have it warm or cold, a beef salad is perfect for lunch, as a dinner accompaniment or as a light evening meal. Don’t be fooled by the long list of ingredients in some of these recipes – they are all super easy dishes to prepare. One good idea is to have the ingredients prepared, sealed and stored in the fridge until cooking time.
There is a recipe in here to suit every taste and a couple especially for kids.

Taco salad

1. Taco Salad III

“This has been a staple in our family for years. A great recipe!” Sarah

First prepare the ground beef according to the instructions you find on the taco seasoning packet. When it’s ready, mix it together with all the other ingredients except for the corn chips and dressing. Add these last two ingredients just as you are ready serve up this scrumptious dish.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

2. Steak Salad

“This salad is wonderful!” Marie W.

The ingredients in this dish say “sophisticated’; the time taken to prepare it says “smart”. Combine all the ingredients except for the steak and drizzle dressing on top. Slice the steak into bite-sized pieces and use them to top the salad. A little more vinaigrette on top and you’re all done. Easy, breezy, tasty!

Total time: 15 minutes


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3. Thai Beef Salad

“My all-time favorite Thai beef salad recipe.” Alicia Newport

Prep this one earlier in the day then you can get it all together in no time flat! Season the steak and leave it to marinate, turning occasionally. When you are ready, cook it on a preheated grill, let it rest and then slice it thinly. Place the rest of the salad ingredients in a bowl and add in the beef slices. Drizzle on some dressing and toss. Serve up and dig in!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes

Thai beef salad

4. Easy Philly Steak Salad

“This is one of the best salads I have ever prepared or eaten.” Mona R.

Just 16 minutes to warm, cheesy, meaty, crunchy goodness! Cook the steak in a skillet with some butter/oil, peppers and seasoning. Turn off the heat, add cheese and allow it to melt. Use this mixture to top a mixed salad or a bed of shredded lettuce. Serve immediately.

Prep time: 8 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes
Total time: 16 minutes

5. Tortellini, Steak, and Caesar

“This was delicious – went together so easily too.” Julie Fegler

Pasta salad lovers get your forks ready! Cook and drain the pasta then set it aside. season the steak with garlic, salt, pepper and oil then cook it in a preheated oven broiler. When it’s done, slice it thinly then toss all the other ingredients with pasta and dressing. Garnish with the steak and jump in!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

6. Simple Taco Salad

“Great! Easy and quick to make.”

This is a great idea for family movie night. Cook the beef, drain and chilli beans, chilli powder and liquid from the tomatoes. Cook some more and set aside. Arrange the lettuce on the plates and top with the beef mixture, cheese, chip and tomatoes. Your kids will love you for this!
Total time: 20 minutes

Taco salad recipe

7. My O My… Best Thai Beef Salad Ever!

“Phenomenal!” Hey Jude

It’s time for a saucy salad from the orient. Grill, barbecue or fry the beef. Toss some salad greens with onions, lime leaves, chilli, cilantro, mint and basil. Make a dressing of soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice and sugar. Top the salad with the beef, pour on the dressing and serve. Sweet!

Total time: 15 minutes

8. Beef Salad

“Beautiful, light and refreshing.” vockeym

Sweet and spicy, crunchy and juicy – it’s all in there! Prepare and refrigerate the dressing. Toss the vegetables with some salt and refrigerate that as well. Barbecue the seasoned steaks, cover with foil and leave to rest. Slice the beef thinly, and use it to top the prepared salad. A drizzle of the dressing, a sprinkle of coriander and you’re all done.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes
Total time: 28 minutes

Beef Salad Recipe

9. Grilled Steak Salad With Crumbly Bleu Salad Dressing

“THE Best Steak Salad!” sweetcakes

Prepare this dish in front of your friends and they’ll think you’ve been hiding some mad skills from them! Make the dressing using the ingredients which include lemon juice, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and crumbled blue cheese. Refrigerate it while you season and grill the steaks. Slice the steaks thinly and use the slices to top a salad of lettuce, tomato, carrot onion and olives arrange on individual plates. Add the dressing (with a flourish, course!)

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

10. Warm Potato and Steak Salad

“Wonderful! The salad and dressing are so flavorful!” Kathy

It has bacon, beef and potatoes in one dish – need I say more? Cook the potatoes until tender, drain and set aside. In the meantime, season the steaks with salt and pepper and cook them in a medium skillet. Let them stand, then cut them into thin slices. Cook up the bacon, crumble it and set it aside. Make a sauce of salt, vinegar, pepper, flour, sugar, water and mustard. Add in the potatoes, steak, bacon and other ingredients. Toss the mixture with some arugula, grab a fork, put your feet up and enjoy!

Total time: 29 minutes

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11. Mustard-Glazed Beef Steak Salad

“This was easy to prepare, and very tasty.” TastyDan

Children will love this one! Cook the steaks on a rack in your broiler. Smother them with mustard and cook some more until brown. Turn them over, go again with the mustard and now some pepper as well and cook until done. Leave it to stand for a while then cut the steaks into thin slices. Use the steak slices, cheese and tomatoes top the salad greens. Serve and watch your kids devour their vegetables!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30minutes

12. Caprese Salad With Grilled Flank Steak

“Ideal healthy summertime meal, especially when it’s hot.” Jillian

You’ll think you’re relaxing by the Mediterranean with this one! Toss some tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and garlic together with olive oil and set to cool. Cook the seasoned steak on a preheated grill. When it’s done, prepare a bed of lettuce leaves and drizzle them with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Add the steak and some of the tomato mixture on top.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes