Whole Foods' Tarragon Chicken Salad

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

The Whole Foods here makes this *wonderful* chicken salad- but for $8/lb!!! This tastes about exactly the same for far less money.


  1. Bake (~25min) or boil chicken breasts (~45min) until tender and cooked through.
  2. Cut breasts into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Discard skin and bones if you did not use boneless, skinless breasts.
  4. Whisk sour cream and mayonnaise together and pour over chicken.
  5. Add celery, walnuts, tarragon, salt and pepper to taste and toss well.
  6. Refrigerate and enjoy!


Most Helpful

The tarragon is a bit overpowering. I would recommend reducing it to 1 teaspoon then add more if desire.

YungB August 05, 2009

Yummy! I think it's very close to the Whole Food's version. I used what I had on hand so I used our left-over rotisserie chicken meat, and I used chopped fresh tarragon, subbed toasted pecans for walnuts. One thing I added was the halved grapes and it really made this recipe go from good to great (I thought the Whole Foods version also had grapes?). I think the sweetness of the grapes really goes great with the flavor of the rotissierie chicken (it's already seasoned).

JMigs;0) April 08, 2008

We really enjoyed this as a change from the usual chicken salad. I added a bit of red onion also, and used pecans.

mommymakeit4u November 13, 2008

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