Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

Another week, another chicken salad recipe for you! If you’ve been here for a while you know we love chicken salad over on One Balanced Life. This Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad is packed with flavor and perfect to add to your meal prep for the week!

I love a good chicken salad and the flavors here are so simple and perfect for a simple chicken salad! I love having this ready for the week to top on sourdough, serve with crackers or greens during the week. If you haven’t checked out all the chicken salad recipes on One Balanced Life, you need to! They are so simple to make and perfect to make for a quick and easy meal prep meal to have ready. Chicken salad also packs a great amount of protein into a meal and a great balanced of protein, fat and carbohydrates to fill your day with.

What you need for Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

  • Rotisserie Chicken
  • Cilantro
  • Lime
  • Lime zest
  • Red Onion
  • Celery
  • Plain Greek Yogurt
  • Avocado Oil Mayo
  • Sea Salt
  • Cumin
  • Garlic Powder
  • Black Pepper

How to make this chicken salad:

  1. Start by shredding your rotisserie chicken.
  2. Thinly chop up celery, red onion and cilantro.
  3. In a small bowl, combine plain greek yogurt, avocado oil mayo, lime juice, sea salt, cumin and garlic powder. Mix.
  4. Pour dressing on shredded chicken and mix to combine.
  5. Serve however you like! Enjoy!

How to store your chicken salad:

It’s best to store your chicken salad in a sealed container in the fridge. I like using these for easy fridge storage!

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Can I meal prep this?

Yes! I love meal prepping chicken salad to have ready for the week. This is great to prep ahead of time and will last in the fridge for up to 4 days.

What is this chicken salad best with?

This is great to serve on toast, crackers or top on greens for a salad! The great thing about chicken salad is there are so many ways to switch it up!

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad is perfect for meal prep and delicious to have for a quick and easy lunch! Serve it on toast or with crackers for an easy meal.


  • 1.5 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1/4 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp avocado oil mayo
  • 2 tbsp plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp lime zest
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • dash of pepper


  1. Shred rotisserie chicken.
  2. Finely chop celery, red onion and cilantro.
  3. In a large bowl combine chicken with celery, red onion and cilantro.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together mayo, greek yogurt, lime, lime zest and seasonings. Mix.
  5. Pour on chicken and mix to combine.
  6. Serve however you like! Enjoy!

Talk soon, Taylor.

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