Best Tarragon Chicken Salad

Best Tarragon Chicken Salad


"Delicious healthy tarragon chicken salad made with poached thighs and herbs. Perfect for a healthy meal, entertaining guests, or sharing with family and friends."
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2 h servings 172 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.5g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 11.2 g
  • 22%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 424 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place chicken in a large pot. Pour white wine and chicken broth over chicken; bring to a boil. Cook chicken until no longer pink in the center, about 45 minutes. Transfer chicken to a work surface using a slotted spoon. Shred chicken.
  2. Mix chicken, yogurt, and mayonnaise together in a bowl. Add scallions, mustard, tarragon, sea salt, onion powder, kelp, and white pepper; mix well. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate, 1 hour to overnight.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Whole chicken or bone-in chicken thighs can be used if desired. If you decided to use regular thighs or a whole chicken pull or shred all of the meat from the bones and fat after poaching.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the wine and chicken broth. The actual amount consumed will vary.


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In Cook's Notes it says it's OK to use chicken breast, so I did and cubed it rather than shredded it. I also did not use the kelp. It has been a long time since I used the boiling method of co...

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