wadorf salad recipe with chicken

Waldorf Salad Recipe With Chicken

A tasty twist on a legendary classic, this waldorf salad recipe is a game changer

Read in five minutes and super easy to make ahead of time, this waldorf salad recipe has made it into our weekly rotation

Serves 2-4

You will need:

  • 3 medium chicken breasts, cooked and thinly sliced
  • 2 sticks of celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 red apple, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 handfuls of crisp salad leaves, torn if large
  • 50g toasted walnut kernels, halved
  • 150g black seedless grapes, halved
  • 100g Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp tarragon, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Whisk together the yoghurt, tarragon and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Place all the other ingredients, except the salad leaves, in a bowl.
  3. Pour enough of the yoghurt dressing over the chicken mixture to generously coat the ingredients.
  4. Put the salad leaves into a salad bowl and top with the chicken mixture. Serve immediately.


Taken from Salads by Sue Quinn (Hardie Grant Books). Photography: Victoria Wall Harris

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