Favorite chicken salad

By Kayb
April 17, 2019
Favorite chicken salad

Author Notes: A different twist on chicken salad, this one adds a few of my favorites -- sweet corn, avocado, tomatoes, and a slightly Southwestern-themed dressing featuring smoked paprika.Kayb

Serves: 8
Prep time: 30 min


  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels (cut from two briefly cooked ears)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
In This Recipe


  1. Shred chicken. Cook two ears of corn, each wrapped in plastic, for two minutes in microwave; cool and cut off kernels. Halve tomatoes, salt, and put cut-side-down on paper towels to drain. Chop onion and put in ice water to soak.
  2. Make dressing with mayo, yogurt, paprika and lime juice.
  3. Drain onion, blot dry on paper towels, and toss with chicken, corn kernels, tomatoes and avocado. Pour dressing over salad and toss.
  4. Refrigerate for an hour, then serve on lettuce leaves with tortillas or chips on the side.

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