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Lemon Chicken Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Lemon Chicken Salad

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"This succulent chicken salad features tender chicken, crunchy snow peas, red onions and an array of spices nestled in a creamy lemon accented dressing."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the salad dressing, sour cream, lemon juice, lemon pepper, basil and parsley. Add chicken, peas, onion, lettuce and almonds and stir until evenly coated. Refrigerate until serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 01, 2004

Delightful salad with a nice lemon flavor that is not too overpowering. I made the recipe as written, but the next time I make it I would use only 1/2 cup salad dressing. I also used thinly sliced water chestnuts because I didn't have almonds. Otherwise, I thought it was a very nice, summery recipe. I used a rotisserie chicken, and frozen snow peas, served it on a fresh tomato for my husband and he loved it. I ate mine on toasted 9 grain bread. Great flavor.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 11, 2009

Really fresh tasting for a spring lunch. I did make a few changes, though. It sounded like a lot of onion and my young son doesn't like it raw, so I omitted it. I used regular frozen green peas instead of snow peas. I also left out the lettuce and just served it with lettuce leaves on sandwiches.

Jun 24, 2005

We really liked this. I did use half the salad dressing and used lite sour cream, so I am hoping it didn't have 33g of fat. It was great on a really hot summer day. I served it on garden greens with a little oil and vinegar dressing.

Jan 17, 2005

Very nice recipe - I made it as directed and would also reduce the Miracle Whip by 1/2, but otherwise really great!

Nov 28, 2006

This was very good and easy too. I used canned chicken but have also used a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the supermarket too. Both work. Instead of Miracle Whip (which I hate) I used 1/2 low-calorie mayonnaise and 1/2 low-fat sour cream and upped the lemon, and it turned out delish!! Serving it on a tomato, as suggested by another reviewer, was a great idea and I've done that every time I make this. Good stuff.

Jul 28, 2010

Used fresh squeezed lemon juice. used seared chk breast in olive oil brwd on each side then cooked 5 min per side with covered lid . seasonings salt,pep, terderizer. god for one day only....letuce gets soggy !

Sep 12, 2008

Very good ... halved the recipe based on how much leftover grilled chicken breast i had on hand; substituted Vidalia onion for the red onion, mayo for the Miracle Whip, fresh parsley instead of dried, tarragon rather than basil (realised at the last minute i had no basil on hand!), & 1 single serving bag of Bird's Eye Steam Fresh peas instead of fresh snow peas (just poured frozen peas into salad) ... husband says to make it again :)

Dec 09, 2007

I halfed the amount of Miracle Whip and I thought the onions were overwhelming so I really didn't like it but the next day it tasted much better after sitting in the fridge for a day the strong onion taste was gone and the snow peas and almonds give it a crunchy fresh texture.


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  • Calories
  • 361 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 25.3 g
  • 39%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 21.4 g
  • 43%
  • Sodium
  • 334 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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