5 Best Chicken Salad Recipes for Summer

June 24, 2011

Grilled Chicken Salad

Like most summer salads (I'm thinking of pasta and potato, here), when you hear "chicken salad" you think of a mayonnaise drenched bowl of chicken with the occasional green onion or chunk of pickle thrown in -- and I'm here to change your mind! These salads are certainly not something you would find at the deli counter! Full of fresh vegetables, shredded chicken and light on the mayo (if using any at all!) these 5 chicken salad recipes are perfect for a summer lunch, 4th of July picnic or your next BBQ cookout! 

BBQ Chicken Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing
The perfect combination of sweet, tangy, spicy and creamy, this salad is super tasty for lunch or dinner!

Grilled Chicken and Mango Salad
Perfect for those hot summer nights!

Rosemary Poached Chicken, Pecan and Grape Salad
Simple, elegant and with excellent chicken salad tips!

Best Curried Chicken Salad
With a name like that, how can you say no?

Chicken and Wild Rice Salad with Tarragon Dressing
Perfect for a picnic or to serve at your next BBQ!
 

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