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Light Chicken Salad

Light Chicken Salad

Light Chicken Salad is wonderfully creamy but is light on the mayonnaise for a healthy, slimmed down version of traditional southern chicken salad. 

Course Salad
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 128 kcal


  • 2 to 3 cups cooked and chopped white chicken meat
  • 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped red or sweet onion


  1. Place chicken in a large bowl.

  2. Process cottage cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and honey in a food processor until smooth.

  3. Add to bowl with chicken. Stir in remaining ingredients.

  4. If you desire a more chopped up texture, place half of chicken salad in processor and pulse a few times to grind it up and then mix back into the other half.

Nutrition Facts
Light Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 151mg7%
Potassium 43mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 16mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.