French-Style Chicken Salad

One of the first Barefoot Contessa recipes I ever made was her Chicken Salad Veronique. Chicken, green grapes, mayo, tarragon..it’s obviously delicious!

When thinking about this recipe to prep ahead for lunches, I knew I had to do some THM tweaking. Luckily, that was fairly easy to do while keeping all the wonderful flavors intact.

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Chicken Salad Veronique THM Style (THM E)

  • 1 1/2 – 2lbs diced cooked chicken breast (I cooked mine by seasoning with salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning and baking in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes.)
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 c green grapes, halved or quartered
  • 1/2 c low fat mayonnaise
  • 3 Tsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 Tsp fresh tarragon
  • 3 chives, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Taste for seasoning and adjust as necessary. Seal in an airtight container in the fridge.

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This chicken salad is truly scrumptious. The grapes give it a sweet tang and break up the richness a little. Celery adds great crunch and texture. It’s perfect atop some sourdough with a few lettuce leaves and a swipe of Dijon mustard.

Kids even like it as well! My creatures were stealing it off my plate faster than I could eat it. Plus, it’s a fabulous make-ahead for lunches.

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