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Honey Mustard Chicken Salad | lifemadesimplebakes.com
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4.87 from 15 votes

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad Recipe

This honey mustard chicken salad is sweet, tangy and loaded with lots of crunch! It's a delicious, light yet filling meal or the perfect flavor-packed side.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salads & Sides
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 884kcal


  • 1 large chicken breast seasoned and cooked, and cut into cubes*
  • 2 strips bacon cooked
  • 4 loosely packed cups greens I used a 50/50 spring mix and spinach blend
  • 1/2 red apple cubed
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • 1/3 c. candied or caramelized walnuts
  • 1/4 c. toasted sliced almonds
  • 2-3 tbsp. honey dijon vinaigrette

Additional toppings (optional):

  • 1/2 avocado cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp. dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp. sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp. crumbled feta or gorgonzola


  • While the chicken and bacon are cooking, prepare remaining ingredients.
  • Use a large salad bowl or two medium salad bowls depending on the serving size. Place greens in, then top with remaining toppings.
  • Drizzle dressing over top and serve immediately.


Calories: 884kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 600mg | Potassium: 1084mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 4mg