Classic Dill Pickle Chicken Salad

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Here is a classic chicken salad recipe for dill pickle chicken salad that everyone will enjoy. This recipe is naturally keto, low carb and even zero weight watchers points! Our easy low carb chicken salad or weight watchers chicken salad, cause it is both,  is the perfect make ahead meal for the week. Serve on bread or wrap in lettuce. 

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Dill Pickle Chicken Salad

A Classic Chicken Salad Recipe

Chicken salad is one of those dishes that is a favorite all year long. There are many versions making classic chicken salad a zero weight watchers points and low carb chicken salad recipe. Becase it is so versatile, sandwiches, salads, wraps and more.  Basically your chicken is a blank canvas. Using your imagination to create new chicken salad recipes is quite easy. We created this recipe for a friend who loves pickles. 

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Low Carb Chicken Salad

Our dill pickle chicken salad is packed with... you guessed it, dill pickles. Aside from the pickles we added celery for crunch and freshness. It really is simple to whip up any time of the day.  Sometimes we eat chicken salad as a late night meal when it has been a long day. When eating the keto or lwo carb way, it is essential to get the proper amount of electrolytes. The addition of so many dill pickles not only provides sodium, but a huge flavor kick as well. 

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Zero Weight Watchers Points

Now, this recipe is (as we mentioned earlier) naturally keto and low carb.  I say naturally because we did not swap any ingredients or use substitutes to make it approved.  Therefore, all ingredients are on the keto and low carb food lists.  And because the ingredients are mainly chicken and veggies, it is super simple to make this chicken salad zero weight watchers points. 

To make this dill pickle chicken salad ZERO Freestyle Points, simply use plain unsweetened Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise.  Easy peasy.  

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Making it is easy, let's get started! 

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Ingredients:

  • 16 oz chicken breasts- cooked & shredded (or 2 large cans of chicken breast)
  • 3 tablespoon Mayonnaise of choice (we used Olive oil mayo) OR Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • ½ cup dill pickles, diced (we used one deli pickle)
  • ¼ red onion, very finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Lettuce for wrapping (or your favorite bread if your diet allows)

Eating keto? Try our super popular Fathead Rolls

Directions: 

It is easy!  Simply mix all ingredients together. Done. 

Store refrigerated for up to a week (we keep it for about 3 days) 

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How Is this Zero WW points

The ingredients for this recipe are on the weight watchers zero point list.  Chicken, celery, dill pickles and plain Greek yogurt. 

Why is Chicken Salad So Popular

We have a few theories as to why chicken salad is so popular. The first being the most obvious...  how easy it is to make. There are so many types of chicken you can use-  canned, rotisserie, legs, breasts etc.  Leftovers kicked off the craze. Pinterest helped people realize that many ingredients can be tossed into your chicken and mayo mixture.

Chicken salad will take on the flavors of everything you mix into it, making it fun to experiment with so popular.  

Our other chicken salad recipes: 

BLTA Chicken Salad - A version of the famous diner sandwich

Southern Style Chicken Salad- smokey almost BBQ like version

DILL PICKLE CHICKEN SALAD

Want to make your own Dill Pickles? Check out our favorite refrigerator dill pickle recipe from Self Proclaimed Foodie.  

 

 

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Yield: 4 servings

Dill Pickle Chicken Salad

dill pickle chicken salad

Here is a classic recipe for dill pickle chicken salad that everyone will enjoy. This recipe is naturally keto, low carb and even 0 freestyle weight watchers points! Make ahead for the week, serve on bread or wrap in lettuce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts- cooked & shredded, or 2 large cans of chicken breast
  • 3 tablespoon Mayonnaise of choice, we used Olive oil mayo OR Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • ½ cup dill pickles, diced (we used one deli pickle)
  • ¼ red onion, very finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dill
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Lettuce for wrapping, or your favorite bread if your diet allows

Instructions

  1. It's simple!  Just mix everything together in a bowl. 
  2. Serve in or on lettuce! 
  3. Store in the refrigerator up to a week. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 291Total Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gCarbohydrates: 4gNet Carbohydrates: 2gFiber: 2gProtein: 34g

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