Tarragon Chicken Salad (Whole Foods)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is from Whole Foods and is also Gluten Free.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fill a medium pot with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add chicken, cover and return to a boil.
  2. Boil chicken for 2 to 3 minutes, then turn off the heat and let the chicken steep, covered, until no longer pink in the thickest part of the breast, 8 to 12 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken to a plate and let cool for approximately 20 minutes. (The chicken can be prepared a day ahead of the rest of the salad, if desired.).
  4. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch cubes.
  5. Skip 1-4 if you are using canned chicken. Drain liquid from can.
  6. In a medium bowl combine celery, mayonnaise, mustard, onions, almonds, tarragon, lemon juice and pepper and stir to blend.
  7. Fold chicken into the mayonnaise mixture.
Most Helpful

I really enjoyed this but I wasn't sure if it was fresh or dried tarragon and so I only used 1 tbsp dried.

good2bdunn January 27, 2009