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Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

A combo of yogurt and mayo gives a traditional chicken salad more zip. We like the richness of white and dark meat, but you can use all one type. Serve with Steamed Sugar Snap Peas.

Cooking Light APRIL 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup salad and 1/2 cup crackers)
  • Hands-on: 11 Minutes
  • Total: 11 Minutes


  • 1/3 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken (white and dark meat)
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 3 ounces whole-grain crackers
  • Steamed Sugar Snap Peas


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add chicken and onion; toss to combine. Serve with crackers.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 319
  • Fat: 19.7g
  • Saturated fat: 3.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 9.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 5.2g
  • Protein: 19.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 16.1g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 68mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 612mg
  • Calcium: 46mg

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Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad Recipe