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Simple Chicken Salad

An easy recipe for homemade chicken salad that will have everyone asking you for the recipe! You can add chopped pecans, dried cranberries, diced apples or even sliced grapes for extra flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: simple chicken salad recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Natalie Dixon


  • 2 pounds Chicken shredded
  • 1 cup Hellmann's Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. Milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • dash Pepper


  • In a large bowl, add mayo, milk, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir well to combine. 
  • Add about 1 pound of shredded chicken and stir well. Continue adding small amounts of chicken at a time, stirring after each addition, until you reach the desired consistency.
  • Store in refrigerator or eat immediately.


Calories: 120kcal | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 107mg | Vitamin A: 1.5% | Vitamin C: 2.8% | Calcium: 1% | Iron: 2.7%