Recipe: Healthy chicken salad great for meal or snack

Looking for a delicious, low-calorie chicken salad recipe? Check out this recipe from the Baylor College of Medicine Sugar, Heart and Life Program.

At 183 calories per serving (5 servings total), this chicken salad is high in protein and takes little time to make.

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  • 3 1/4 cups chicken (cooked, cubed and skinless)
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 3 tbsps. low-fat mayonnaise


  1. Bake chicken, cut into cubes and refrigerate.
  2. In large bowl, combine rest of ingredients, add chilled chicken and mix well.

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