Best Chicken Salad Ever

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This recipe combines tender, cooked chicken with a medley of crisp celery, piquant red onion, and a zesty dressing featuring lemon juice, sour cream, and mayonnaise. The result is a refreshing and satisfying salad, perfect for sandwiches, wraps, or a light standalone meal. Whether utilizing leftover shredded chicken, succulent rotisserie chicken, or the convenience of canned chicken, this versatile dish offers a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. Prepare to indulge in a chilled, savory experience with this simple and delicious Chicken Salad.


  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups (approximately 2 pounds) cooked and chopped chicken breast (homemade seasoned and baked, or rotisserie)
  • 3/4 cup small-diced Granny Smith apple
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

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