Chicken Salad Sandwich

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This sandwich is perfect for any day!

This healthy chicken salad sandwich is the perfect summer lunch with tons of health benefits to boot. We like the added bok choy for  a little crunch and a boost of nutrients from a veggie. Red grapes add a hint of sweetness and walnuts are crunch and provide many health benefits, including omega-3s. This healthy fat improves cholesterol levels and contains plenty of antioxidants that fight numerous diseases.

Chicken salad can be a hit or miss item. Many chicken salad recipes are filled with saturated fats and packed with calories, but not this one! This is one chicken sandwich that tastes like an indulgent, but is far from it. The addition of bok choy, red grapes, and walnuts makes it even healthier.

Salads are a great mix for sandwiches, but you can also top a traditional salad with greens and other fresh veggies with this recipe. Add leafy dark greens, carrots, tomatoes, and cucumbers, and this chicken salad is made even healthier. Be sure to choose a healthy whole grain bread option, packed with fiber and featuring a wholesome, nutty taste. A fresh, chewy loaf of whole grain bread pairs perfectly with the light, creamy taste of this chicken salad.

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Chicken Salad Sandwich

Perfect for lunch or dinner, this chicken salad sandwich recipe is packed with nutrients and is super delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 2 people
Serving Size 1 each
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 chicken breast with bone and skin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 bok choy stalk
  • 1 celery stalk diced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts diced
  • 12 red grapes seedless, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise clean, we used Primal Kitchen Mayo
  • 4 slices whole grain bread optional roll in a lettuce leaf make a skinny wrap


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Add walnuts to a small pan, toast in the oven for 10 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Add chicken breast to a small casserole dish and sprinkle with paprika. Bake chicken approximately 15 - 20 minutes or until juices run clear. Allow to cool. Remove skin and bones, cut into bite-size pieces.
  • In a medium bowl combine bok choy, celery or bok choy, walnuts, red grapes, black pepper, and salt. Add chicken pieces and mayo, toss to coat.
  • Lightly toast bread, add chicken salad to two pieces of toast, top with the other two pieces of toast. Cut the two sandwiches in half and serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1each | Calories: 627kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1133mg | Potassium: 706mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 3mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb

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  1. This is my new fav recipe OF ALL TIME! I had this every day last week for lunch, and it was amazing! I have the recipe printed out and on the front of my fridge!

  2. This is my new fav recipe OF ALL TIME! I had this every day last week for lunch, and it was amazing! I have the recipe printed out and on the front of my fridge!

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  4. Is 1/2 cup of mayonnaise correct in this recipe?..seems like a lot for just a half chicken breast. Thanks

    1. Pearl E, It is correct because it's for 2 cups salad. You can increase the amount of chicken and/or decrease the amount of mayonnaise to suit your personal preference. Enjoy:).

    1. Anettee, I would leave it out. It adds an extra superfood boost but isn’t necessary for taste. 🙂

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