Lemon Tarragon Chicken Salad

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by MamaJ

This is my favorite chicken salad. It is quick to prepare and although it contains mayonnaise it has a light, refreshing flavor. I am always asked for the recipe when I serve it. Enjoy!

Top Review by hepcat1

So yummy and refreshing! I had fresh tarragon that I had to use up so I thought I'd try this. Definitely a repeater!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pan of water to boil.
  2. Add breasts, reduce heat to med/low, cover and simmer until chicken is just cooked through (about 12 minutes).
  3. Cool.
  4. Mix celery, mayonnaise, onion, tarragon (start with 1 T. and increase as taste dictates), lemon juice, and zest.
  5. Cut chicken into 1/2 inch cubes and add to mayonnaise mixture.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.

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