Tarragon Chicken Salad

Tarragon Chicken Salad


"This is a light and easy to make chicken salad. For a less tangy dressing, use light mayonnaise instead of the sour cream. Also, green onions can be substituted for the chives, if necessary."


1 h 20 m servings 154 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.5g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 21.2 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 79 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, chives or green onions, yogurt, sour cream or mayonnaise, and tarragon; mix lightly. Cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Place nuts in a dry skillet. Toast over medium heat, turning frequently, until nuts are fragrant and lightly browned. Add almonds to chicken salad, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Delicious! This was a great way to use up some left over chicken I had. I cut the celery back to one cup and since I didn't have low-fat plain yogurt on hand I subbed low fat mayo. I added som...

This chicken salad is a great base for someone who has an afliction to mayo. I added everything in this recipe, but instead of almonds, i added pecans cuz thats what i had. I also added a tspn...

This is tasty. I couldn't find plain yogurt so just used fat free mayo. Also, since fresh chives are out of season used dried. Was really tasty and will make again. My husband ate for lunch ...

Delicious and easy! I loved the unique flavor of the tarragon. I didn't have plain yougart, so just added lite sour cream till moist.

Great salad. I tried it with fresh tarragon and used the juice of half a lemon to give it a little zing.

This dish had too much celery, was a little dry and lacked a little taste. Next time, we'll make some adjustments with some of the ingredients to jazz it up.

ANOTHER GREAT RECIPE!!! Staff members loved it!!

This was really very good. I enjoyed the tarragon and chives a lot - nice spin to an old classic. I also sometimes finely chop a red pepper and throw that in, too. Delicious. I've tried it wi...

This was tasty. I didn't have yogurt or sour cream so I used mayo and it worked just fine. I love the little crunch that the almonds give, and the tarragon gives it a really nice flavor. Maybe a...