Simplify your lunch meal prep with this canned chicken salad recipe! Instead of cooking chicken yourself, you can make your prep easier and more affordable with canned chicken. It still offers the same nutrients and wholesome protein, and it’s perfect for dorm friendly meals where kitchen equipment is limited. If you’re looking for no cook meal prep lunches, this canned chicken salad is definitely worth trying.
Of course, you could also opt for a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken and simply pull the meat off the bone if you prefer. But, I personally think this canned chicken salad turns out just as flavorful! Between the burst of sweetness from the grapes and the crunchy celery and slivered almonds, this recipe is simply scrumptious. when Especially stuffed into avocado boats!
25 oz canned chicken drained
1 cup celery chopped
1/2 lemon juiced
1/4 tsp pepper
1 cup red grapes
1/4 – 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1 cup yogurt of choice (or mayo)
Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix to combine.
Serve on top of greens, in a sandwich, or stuff into avocado halves as chicken salad ‘boats!’ Or, package and store for later in an airtight container in the fridge.
Yields 6 cups canned chicken salad.
*Nutrition provided for canned chicken salad only, excluding avocado ‘boats,’ and calculated using plain nonfat Greek yogurt.
2g fiber | 6g sugars | 7g net carbs
Serving: 1 cup