Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

We’re back to school which means loads of lunches and dinners with repurposed leftovers!

Don't know what to do with leftover chicken? Give this chicken salad recipe a try with a fresh twist on an old classic. Just switch out the apples and grapes for lemon juice and zest to create a Fab 4 meal in less than 15 minutes.

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  • Prep Time

    5 minutes

  • Total Time

    15 minutes

  • Servings


  • Freezer Friendly



  • 2-3 shredded chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup Primal Kitchen mayo
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • Greens of choice or gluten-free/sourdough bread


  1. Chop your celery, red onion, fresh basil and leftover chicken, and place into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add lemon juice, lemon zest, and Primal Kitchen mayo to the bowl, stir to combine.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve over a bed of greens or on your favorite gluten-free or sourdough bread.