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Chicken Salad Recipe plus a Sir Kensington’s Giveaway and 15% Discount Code

When I think of classic chicken salad, I think of shredded chicken with a heavy amount of mayo, and that’s pretty much it. Chicken salad has always been on of my favorite things to eat, either on a bed of lettuce, on a sandwich, or in a wrap.

Sometimes I feel like it’s hard to get enough vegetables in each day, so lately I’ve been making chicken salad, and adding in lots of fresh, organic (or even from our garden), chopped vegetables. Almost like a chopped salad, but with yummy mayo to hold it together and make it really creamy and delicious.

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This recipe is fun, because you can add any vegetables you like. The staples in my recipe are always diced carrot, diced celery, diced bell pepper (any color you’d like), diced red onion, sliced scallions, and finely chopped cilantro. This is a recipe that is so easy to whip up, and have around in the fridge for emergency meals. It could make a weeks worth of lunch options, or even a small snack, or dinner.

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I love having a big batch of this chicken salad in the fridge for when I need a meal, and don’t feel like cooking. When following a diet based on eating real food, it’s always nice to have easy meals around. To make this recipe even easier to throw together, you can purchase a good quality rotisserie chicken from your local health food store. We are guilty of grabbing either The Naked Bird, or herb rubbed rotisserie chickens from Whole Foods for an easy dinner. They aren’t organic chickens, but they are Bell and Evans air chilled, and they are made fresh daily, so it’s a good option in our minds for as close as we can get to “fast food.”

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Another option for this recipe that can help expedite the time needed to make it, and enhance the flavor is using Sir Kensington’s mayonnaise. We LOVE Sir Kensignton’s, and it really adds amazing flavor to any recipe you are creating that uses mayonnaise. It puts any homemade Paleo mayo to shame, because the flavor is just so darn good. Sir Kensington’s also has 3 different flavor options for mayo, the classic (which we LOVE), the sriracha (we have yet to try), and the chipotle (which we also love!) The classic mayo is my favorite for this chicken salad recipe, but the chipotle would be a fun, spicy twist to change things up a bit. Since this mayo is very well flavored, you probably wouldn’t need to add any additional sea salt to this recipe to enhance the flavor, but I always love a little extra cracked black pepper.

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If you choose to make this recipe using a homemade mayo, then I would recommend adding a pinch of sea salt (pink Himalayan is our top choice always), and a dash of garlic powder, and black pepper. However, we really recommend trying the Sir Kensington’s, because it is seriously AMAZING. Not only do they make awesome mayo, but they also make the best ketchup ever, and a few varieties of delicious mustard as well. Pretty much your one stop shop for condiments.

Sir Kensington’s Discount Code:

Sir Kensington’s were kind enough to offer a coupon code for all of our readers from now until November 21st. Upon checkout, use the code “primalmayo” for  15% off your order!

And A Giveaway!

We also are offering a giveaway with Sir Kensington’s Mayo. Just comment below (whatever you’d like to say-preferably something nice) to enter to win a sample pack of Sir Kensington’s products and a copy of our first cookbook, Make it Paleo (which will be fun to have before it’s sequel, Make it Paleo II comes out this February!)

Sir Kensington's Prize Pack

Happy cooking, and good luck!

Chicken Salad

prep:10 minutes
Difficulty
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This fresh vegetable-heavy chicken salad is a perfect meal option to keep around in your fridge for when you don't have much time to cook. With some easy prep, this meal can serve you for a couple days!

Serves: 6

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Ingredients

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Process

Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Dice or shred the chicken, and place in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  2. Add the diced carrot, celery, bell pepper, red onion, and green onion to the mixing bowl, and stir to combine.
  3. Add the mayo, lime juice, and salt and pepper if desired. Stir to combine the mayo evenly until the whole mixture is nice and creamy.
  4. Top with the chopped cilantro, and stir lightly to combine.
  5. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until eating.
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    COMMENTS

    1. amandas4882
      October 23, 2014

      I absolutely love the sir Kensington mayo. I have only tried the chipotle flavor, but it was amazing. I used it to make a Mexican inspired tuna salad.

      also, thank you for the amazing recipes. I am new to paleo and find your website and app a very helpful resource!

    2. rokmasox85
      October 23, 2014

      Keep sing this mayo pop up on IG and now on here…MUST…ORDER…NOW! Also, love your photos! Thanks for recipe! Can’t wait to try it :)

    3. rokmasox85
      October 23, 2014

      Keep seeing this mayo pop up everywhere! MUST ORDER NOW! Love your IG feeds and your photos are BOMB! Thanks for the recipe :)

    4. paulke
      October 23, 2014

      Mayonnaise is my favorite condiment. I haven’t heard of Kensington before but I would love to try it.

    5. KarenO54
      October 23, 2014

      oooooooooooooohhh…I would LOVE to try this brand! Sounds delish.

    6. meganholly89
      October 23, 2014

      I would love to try Sir Kensington’s (mainly because Juli is constantly raving about the stuff)! Don’t have a WF in my little neck of the woods in NEPA, and my local Wegman’s doesn’t sell it! This blog is truly awesome and inspires me more and more to lead a paleo/primal lifestyle.

    7. BonBon
      October 23, 2014

      I haven’t tried it yet, but I would love to. My homemade mayo making has not been very successful as of yet. :/

    8. berg1of4
      October 23, 2014

      I don’t have access to Sir Kensington’s at any of our stores and have been wanting to try it. I love, love, love your book and would like to give it as a gift this holiday season. Thanks for all you do.

    9. BonBon
      October 23, 2014

      I would love to try it!

    10. BonBon
      October 23, 2014

      I love your blog and the beautiful photos. I haven’t tried Sir Kensington’s products yet, but I would love to. My homemade mayo has not worked out too well. :/

    11. sedolan215
      October 23, 2014

      JUST finished my first jar of Sir Kensington’s chipotle mayo! Totally obsessed. Love all of the recipes on this site and would love to try some from the book!

    12. sedolan215
      October 23, 2014

      Literally JUST finished my first jar of Sir Kensington’s chiptole mayo. Totally obsessed. Love the recipes from this site and would love to try out some from the book!

    13. exit-77
      October 23, 2014

      I’ve just started looking into the paleo diet. These look amazing.

    14. zealousplus
      October 23, 2014

      I would love to try out the mayo flavors!

    15. ecconfair
      October 23, 2014

      Long gone are the days of slowly drizzling olive oil into the blender!! Three cheers for Sir Kensingtons!! Hip hip Hooray!!! I have never tried them but I am excited to give them a shot!

    16. ecconfair
      October 23, 2014

      Long gone are the days of watching YouTube videos of making mayo…and slowly drizzling in the olive oil! Three cheers for Sir Kensigntons!! I have never tried it but, I am excited to give it a whirl!

    17. KatieStefl
      October 24, 2014

      Sir Kensington’s AND Make it Paleo?? Awesome!

    18. meganrathburn
      October 24, 2014

      Oh my goodness! This combo prize is fantastic! I love Sir Kensington’s regular mayo & chipotle mayo! Haven’t tried the other varieties though! My husband & I would love this!

    19. meganrathburn
      October 24, 2014

      oh my goodness! What a fantastic combo prize! We have tried the chipotle & regular mayos. Would love to try more varieties!

    20. troxx
      October 24, 2014

      Great Recipe! Definitely going to try this Mayo, from the reviews it seems amazing. Plus, a discount code!!! YAYYY

    21. faitcamofthree
      October 24, 2014

      The chicken salad looks delicious , think I will make it for my lunches this week ! Fun giveaway, thanks for the chance!

    22. vanessa.carey
      October 25, 2014

      Every time I make mayonnaise I fail. Being able to indulge in it once again would make my day :)

    23. sarahjgarraty
      October 25, 2014

      I would love to try the mayonnaise to make tuna and chicken salad. Looking forward to Make It Paleo II.

    24. WholeFoodieRN
      October 25, 2014

      What a perfect giveaway combination! Would love to put all that Sir Kensington’s in my pantry and create healthy meals from your first “baby book!” Thanks for the generous giveaway!

    25. WholeFoodieRN
      October 25, 2014

      Well, if this isn’t the perfect giveaway duo! Would love to add Sir Kensington’s to my pantry and cook from your first “baby book!” Thanks for the fantastic giveaway Bill & Haley!

    26. Thinning
      October 27, 2014

      This recipe looks and sounds delicious! You have my mouth watering and I might have to make it today. I also love the blue bowls

    27. flemingfamily98
      October 27, 2014

      Chicken is the only meat protein I can eat so I’m super excited to check these out in the chicken salad recipe. Thanks for the opportunity to win the samples and especially the book!

    28. zanderbear
      October 27, 2014

      I had never heard of this brand, all of the items look amazing. The jars are absolutely adorable and I love the real glass! Your cookbook looks mouth watering and I hope to win but if not will certainly check it out.

    29. Alex
      October 28, 2014

      I love this mayo but have never tried the others – thanks for the opportunity!

    30. cezovski
      October 29, 2014

      I’d love to try these different flavored mayonnaises — and the cookbook would be great to give me some ideas on things to make with them!
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    31. swtbreyer
      October 29, 2014

      Love chicken salads of all kinds. Thanks for the recipe.

    32. swtbreyer
      October 29, 2014

      I’d love to try the ketchup. My family if not fooled by my home made paleo versions.

    33. swtbreyer
      October 29, 2014

      I’d love to try the ketchup. My family isn’t fooled by my homemade paleo versions.

    34. bldent
      October 31, 2014

      I would love to win the mayo–I’ve had many epic fails!

    35. jessicaisbaking
      November 2, 2014

      I would love to try this!!

    36. rstewart
      November 3, 2014

      Can’t wait to try the mayo– I’ve been looking for an acceptable “cheat”! Thanks for the rec, and for the idea to stuff more veggies in my chicken salad. Brilliant!

    37. Kara McCartney
      Kara McCartney
      November 13, 2014

      Thank you all for entering. The giveaway is now closed. The winner has been notified via the e-mail address associated with their Primal Palate account. -Kara

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