Parmesan and Basil Chicken Salad


A creamy, yummy chicken salad that is a little different from the usual recipes.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
4 servings


  • 2 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil

  • 2 cloves crushed garlic

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Roast at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 35 minutes, or until juices run clear. Let cool, and chop into chunks.

  2. In a food processor, puree the mayonnaise, basil, garlic, and celery.

  3. Combine the chunked chicken, pureed mixture, and Parmesan cheese; toss. Refrigerate, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

592 Calories
49g Fat
4g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 592
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 63%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 618mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 198mg 15%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 439mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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