6 Awesome Avocado Chicken Salad Recipes

Avocado Chicken Salad Dip with crackers
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Decadent and creamy chicken salads may not exactly be the height of healthy. But swap in naturally rich avocado, and your recipe will end up with heart-healthy fats and a vibrant green color. Here are some favorite chicken and avocado salad options. Enjoy them as a dip for crackers, stuffed into sandwiches, or scooped on as a green salad topper.

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Easy Avocado Chicken Salad

close up of Easy Avocado Chicken Salad
Rick Henry

Made creamy with avocado, this chicken salad also has plenty of crunch thanks to scallions, celery, and sweet onions. Short on time? Follow several reviewers' tips and use rotisserie chicken for an extra easy recipe.

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Creamy Avocado Chicken Salad

Creamy Avocado Chicken Salad with crackers
Tammy Lynn

Avocado and sour cream are the perfect pairing for creating a delightfully rich chicken salad. A splash of lime juice and sprinkling of garlic powder amp up the flavor, just right for scooping up with crackers.

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Honey Avocado Chicken Salad

Honey Avocado Chicken Salad in a sandwich

Don't hesitate to add honey to this avocado chicken salad recipe as it balances the entire dish. Recipe creator Runs with Scissors describes the salad as "the perfect blend of salty and sweet!"

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Avocado Chicken Salad Dip

Avocado Chicken Salad Dip with crackers

This incredibly easy dip (or sandwich filling) comes together in just under 15 minutes. Utilizing convenient canned chicken, each bite is flavored with creamy avocado, bold cilantro, crunchy red onion, and spicy hot sauce.

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Basil-Avocado Chicken Salad Wraps

Basil-Avocado Chicken Salad Wraps on a green plate
R Gibler

Piled up on Bibb lettuce leaves, these handy wraps make for a satisfying lunch that won't leave you feeling weighed down. Rich avocado and hearty chicken are dressed up with fresh basil, sweet raisins, and nutty walnuts.

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Cashew Avocado Chicken Salad

Cashew Avocado Chicken Salad in a sandwich
Caroline C

This recipe is a world of contrasting flavors and textures, with crunchy cashews, creamy avocado, meaty bacon, and herbaceous dill. This recipe makes the chicken salad into a sandwich, but reviewers say it's also delicious over a bed of greens.


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