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A grey round bowl filled with creamy chicken salad with celery and red onions, topped with chopped spring onions.
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Keto chicken salad

This easy keto chicken salad recipe, with a creamy dressing and crunch from the walnuts and onions, is a very satisfying salad that is gluten-free and can be enjoyed on a low carb diet.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken lunch, Chicken salad, Gluten-free salad, Keto salad
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Anna


  • 3 cups 1lb/450g shredded chicken I use rotisserie chicken
  • 1 small 40g red onion finely chopped
  • 1 20 g green onion chopped
  • 2 stalk 80g celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • cup 35g walnuts roughly chopped
  • ½ cup 115g Instant keto mayonnaise or any mayo of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste


  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, and salt with black pepper to taste.
  • In a salad bowl, add the chicken, onions, walnuts, celery, and cilantro. Pour the prepared dressing on top and toss everything to combine. Taste and adjust salt if needed.
  • Let the salad chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to combine the flavors. Serve!


Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 21g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 252IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg