Avocado Egg Chicken Salad Recipe (VIDEO)

Egg Avocado Chicken Salad Recipe. This salad is everything you’d want in a salad. Chicken with avocado, bacon, eggs and tomatoes in a creamy Dijon mayo dressing. Enjoy the chicken salad in a sandwich, as a side salad or lettuce wraps. 

This chicken salad and our BBQ Pulled Chicken and Instant Pot Crack Chicken are so popular to serve at parties.

 Simple avocado egg chicken salad recipe in a bowl with all the ingredients unmixed.

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This Chicken Salad recipe is going to become a favorite. Cooked chicken breast mixed with avocado, eggs, tomatoes, bacon and celery in a creamy Dijon mayo dressing. Impress your guests not only with the flavor but look of the salad as well.

how to make the BEST chicken salad?

Making chicken salad at home is so easy, quick and takes no time at all. You most likely already have the ingredients in your refrigerator. WINNER!

  • Shred or cube the chicken.
  • Cook bacon.
  • Finely chop celery.
  • Slice or finely chop the red onion.
  • Halve or cut the tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Cut eggs into small pieces or quarter.
  • Prepare the dressing.
  • Mix everything and serve.

NOTE: The size you cut the ingredients will depend on how you want to serve the chicken salad. If serving in a sandwich cut all of the ingredients really small, if serving in a salad or as lettuce wraps, cut into bigger pieces.

Avocado chicken salad recipe mixed with a mayo dressing in a bowl with a spoon.

what goes into chicken salad?

A classic chicken salad has cooked chicken in it with celery and a Dijon mayonnaise dressing. Chicken salad is very forgiving and additional ingredients may be added to fancy up the salad.

what kind ofchicken goes into chicken Salad?

Any cooked chicken will work great in a chicken salad. Canned chicken, rotisserie chicken or any other cooked chicken.

Chicken salad recipe in bread stacked.

how long does chicken salad good for?

If refrigerated, the salad can last in an airtight container up to 2 days. Don’t add avocado to the salad, add fresh avocado when serving.

can you freeze chicken salad?

This chicken salad will not do well if frozen.

how to serve chicken salad?

  • Serve the chicken salad as a sandwich, in croissants is our favorite, or your favorite bread may be used. 
  • Serve as a side salad.
  • Serve in lettuce as lettuce wraps.

Avocado chicken salad recipe in a bowl with bacon, onions, and tomatoes.

I hope you absolutely love this chicken salad recipe loaded with egg, avocado and bacon. Don’t forget to leave us feedback in the comments. We love hearing from you. 🙂

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5 from 4 votes

Avocado Egg Chicken Salad Recipe

Amazing chicken salad recipe loaded with avocado, eggs, bacon, celery and tomatoes in a Dijon mayo dressing. Enjoy the salad as a sandwich, a side salad or in lettuce wraps. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken salad recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 397kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 (10 oz each) canned chicken breast cans, drained
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 small avocado, cubed
  • 1/2 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked
  • 3 boiled eggs, cubed

Dressing-

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Combine all of the ingredients for the dressing, mix well.
  • Combine chicken, tomatoes, red onion, celery, bacon and eggs. Add 3/4 of the dressing and mix. Add avocado and gently toss. If needed, add remaining salad dressing. Add additional salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Egg Chicken Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 397 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 569mg 24%
Potassium 368mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 7.7%
Vitamin C 12.5%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 7.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Show 11 Comments
  • Bee 04/24/2019, 1:59 am Link Reply

    Whoa, this looks to die for, can’t wait to try it!!

    • Valentina's Corner 04/24/2019, 10:07 am Link Reply

      Thanks so much, Bee. Hope you love the chicken salad. 🙂

  • Toria 02/04/2019, 5:45 pm Link Reply

    Love this chicken salad recipe, even yummy as a chicken salad sandwich!!:)

    • Valentina's Corner 02/05/2019, 1:06 pm Link Reply

      Thanks so much, Toria. I love how you can serve this chicken salad in so many different ways.

  • What a beautiful salad! Looks so filling too!

    • admin 10/19/2017, 12:51 pm Link Reply

      Thanks so much, Lindsay :).

  • Gloria 04/25/2017, 2:27 am Link Reply

    A perfect recipe for use my homemade mayonnaise . Btw I don’t like the smell of bacon so I would like to make this without bacon .

    • admin 04/26/2017, 12:15 am Link Reply

      Homemade mayonnaise sounds wonderful, Gloria. I am definitely going to have to give it a try. 🙂

  • Natasha (@NatashasKitchen) 04/22/2017, 12:39 pm Link Reply

    I’m drooling over my keyboard while looking at the pictures of the salad ?. I love the combination and the fact that it can be used as the salad wrap!

    • admin 04/22/2017, 11:58 pm Link Reply

      You’re so sweet, Natasha. Loving the lettuce wrap idea as well. ☺☺

  • Emmie 04/21/2017, 1:15 pm Link Reply

    Oh this looks SOOO good. Can I just use regular chicken breast? I don’t really like canned?
    Thanks for all the recipes. =]

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