Best Roasted Chicken Salad
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5 from 19 votes


Easy Roasted Chicken Salad is the best chicken salad recipe ever. Mayonnaise, celery, onions and special seasoning makes this a huge favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Chicken Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 474kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 2 bone-in whole chicken breasts (with skin)
  • 1 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • olive oil
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup small red onion, finely diced (about 1/4 )
  • 2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper (to taste)


  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • On a baking sheet, place chicken breasts skin side up.
  • Drizzle them with a bit of olive oil and then sprinkle with lemon pepper seasoning.
  • Cook for about 35-45 minutes until the chicken is cooked thoroughly.
  • Allow chicken to cool before continuing.
  • Once chicken is cool, remove meat.
  • Cut the chicken up into bite size chunks.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, celery, onion and salt & pepper.
  • Add in diced chicken and stir.
  • Serve on croissants, your favorite bread or just a bed of lettuce.



Over the years I've seen so many interesting and tasty ingredients being added to chicken salad. I still prefer the traditional chicken salad but I sometimes enjoy adding some red or green grapes or toasted pecans to add a little texture and variety (as You may also like to add in some apples or toasted walnuts.


Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 265mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.9mg