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

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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).

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JMigs;0) April 09, 2008

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

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mommymakeit4u November 13, 2008

Very tasty--subbed rosemary for the tarragon (someone used the last of it & didn't replace!). Loved that you don't get that 'mayo-y' flavor from this chicken salad. Used a few cloves of minced garlic, fresh-ground multi-colored pepper & sea salt to add a different flavor dimension.

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WhoKnew? December 15, 2007

Very good and a nice change from the everyday tunafish or chicken salad sandwich. I have made using either chicken or canned tunafish and it came out well both times. I left out the walnuts from the tunafish version. Will use again!

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Vino p.o. prn February 19, 2007

This recipe is awesome. I have made it three times now, just as it is written. Thank you!

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JenPo November 06, 2006

After eating tarragon chicken salad at an exclusive restaurant, I decided to look online to find a similar recipe. I got lucky - this chicken salad was very similar and tasted great! My husband and daughter raved about it. I omitted the walnuts (not to my daughter's liking) and added 1 cup of halved grapes instead. I will continue to make this recipe. Thanks, Roosie!

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wyzgirl14 August 07, 2005

We loved this chicken salad! Using boneless/skinless chicken breasts, I followed your instructions exactly except I used fresh tarragon. What a lovely dish. The walnuts gave it a nice crunch. I can't wait to make it again and to try your other recipes. Thanks so much for sharing this one. :-)

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Merlot October 03, 2003

This was a really nice chicken salad. I loved the combination of sour cream and mayo and the walnuts. I thought it was just a little bit too much of the tarragon flavor, so I would cut back on that just a bit next time. Personal preference. Most of my family enjoyed this chicken salad wrapped up in flour tortillas, while I ate mine as is. Thank you!

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LifeIsGood May 09, 2011

Subbed lowfat yogurt for the sour cream as I didn't have any on hand, and it worked out just fine. Also subbed slivered almonds, just out of preference. This is a keeper. Thanks for posting!

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Epi Curious June 02, 2010
Whole Foods' Tarragon Chicken Salad