Healthy Chicken Salad

Healthy Chicken Salad

Healthy Chicken Salad Lettuce Cups  with Greek Yogurt

Who doesn't love a good chicken salad? It's a versatile dish that allows for personalization with mix-ins like crispy celery, tart apple, and herbaceous dill, though bacon, olives, and kimchi are also fantastic options for add-ins. Whether enjoyed between two slices of toasted sourdough, on lettuce, or on it's own, this chicken salad can be refrigerated for up to 5 days in an airtight container.




  • 2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 slices lemon
  • 6 sprigs dill, plus 1 tbsp. chopped
  • 1 green apple, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and Freshly ground black pepper 
  • Butter lettuce, for serving
  • 3 tsp The Icon Spice



  • Step 1
    • In a large pot, arrange the chicken in a single layer. Add lemon slices, dill sprigs and 1tsp The Icon spice on chicken and pour water over it, covering by at least an inch. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until cooked through, 10-15 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes, then shred chicken into small pieces
  • Step 2
    • In a large bowl, combine chicken, apple, onion, and celery.
  • Step 3
    • In a medium bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt, 2 tsp The Icon Spice, Dijon, and red wine vinegar and season with salt and pepper
  • Step 4
    • Pour dressing over chicken mixture and toss
  • Step 5
    • Garnish with chopped dill and sliced green onion, and serve on lettuce


  • This chicken salad is great on it's own, on a sandwich, in a wrap or as a dip served with crackers, chips or crudite and can be made ahead of time if you are serving for a large group 

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