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Chicken Kale Salad

chicken kale salad in an earthenware bowl

Perfect for picnics, lunch, or a quick easy dinner! This chicken kale salad recipe gets a major nutrient boost thanks to the green goodness of kale, and celery. Plus, it’s mayonnaise-free! Delicious as a salad or try in a lettuce (or kale!) wrap.

Kale is loaded with antioxidants and vitamin c, it really is a superfood!

Pairs well with our Sweet Potato Toast 2-Ways, and/or Garlic and Chive Flatbread.

Chicken Kale Salad

Clean Chicken Salad With Kale

Chicken, kale, grapes, Djion, lemon, those are just a few of the flavorful ingredients in this dish that will make your taste buds dance!

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Prep Time
10 mins

Total Time
10 mins

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Main Dish, Salad

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  • 1 lb chicken breast baked or poached
  • 4 stalks celery divided
  • 1 cup grapes*
  • 8 cups kale leaves finely sliced into ribbons
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • sea salt & black pepper to taste


  1. Shred the cooked chicken breasts using two forks and place in a bowl.
  2. Add celery, grapes, slivered almonds and kale.
  3. In a separate small bowl, combine mustard, lemon juice and olive oil. Stir well.
  4. Add dressing to the bowl and toss well to coat. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Enjoy!


*1 cup chopped apple would be a good substitution, if needed

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