Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

Lemon Basil Chicken Salad

3 large boneless chicken breasts

Olive Oil

Grill Seasoning

1 c. Greek yogurt OR mayo (or a mix of both)

1 rib celery, diced

1 sm pkg FRESH basil OR 1 Tbsp dried basil

2 tsp. dried parsley, extra for garnish

Juice of 1 lemon

Zest of 1 lemon

Salt and Pepper to taste

1/2 c. slivered almonds, few reserved for garnish, optional


Preheat oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Drizzle chicken with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and grill seasoning. Roast for 1 hour until juices run clear. Allow to cool. When chicken is cool, shred with 2 forks or with a stand mixer. In a medium bowl whisk together Greek yogurt OR mayo, lemon juice, lemon zest, basil, parsley, salt and pepper. Add celery and almonds to chicken. Pour mayo mixture over. Stir well to combine. Garnish with extra almonds and parsley. Chill until ready to serve. Serve on bread, rolls, toast, crackers, bagels, croissants, etc.

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