Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich

This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What’s not to love about this iconic salad?

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This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What's not to love about this iconic salad?

Remember last year when Chick-fil-A discontinued their coleslaw recipe? Fortunately I made their Copycat Chick-fil-A coleslaw and it’s become one of our favorite picnic foods in the summer.

Well, they are at it again, and this time discontinuing their chicken salad.

I have a confession, when I saw the news I thought, “I didn’t even know they had a chicken salad recipe.”

Needless to say, I went out and immediately tried it. I figure I love their chicken sandwiches so much, the salad must be amazing. And who couldn’t use a new, delicious chicken salad recipe.

Well, friends, it is amazing. Unfortunately because their chicken sandwiches are so popular, people like me who never even look at the menu didn’t even order it.

This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What's not to love about this iconic salad?

Once again though, Chick-fil-A has shared their Chicken Salad recipe with the world before retiring it from the menu September 30, 2017.

Of course, their recipe calls for using THEIR chicken. Which, yes, that would be lovely and delicious and completely NOT convenient. haha. So, my version using frozen chicken strips you would find in the store, breaded and cooked. You just need to heat them up, and assemble the salad. Easy, right?

We enjoyed our Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad on some whole grain oat bread with fresh romaine lettuce! But serving on a croissant like I did with this Healthy Chicken Salad would also be wonderful! ENJOY 🙂

This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What's not to love about this iconic salad?

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Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich

Yield: serves 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: varies on chicken packages

This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What's not to love about this iconic salad?

Ingredients:

  • 4 large frozen, breaded chicken breast, cooked and cubed (or 6 breaded tenders)
  • 1 1/2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1/3 cup pickle relish
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 hard boiled eggs
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

Directions:

  1. Cook frozen, breaded chicken according to package (or use leftover homemade breaded chicken). Cube and place in a large food processor.
  2. To the food processor, add celery, pickle relish, mayo, hard boiled eggs, salt and pepper.
  3. Process for about 5-10 seconds, keeping it still slightly chunky but well blended.
  4. Serve chicken salad on toasted whole grain bread with leafy romaine lettuce, or a croissant, or with a fork! ENJOY!

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This tasty, Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad sandwich is made with breaded chicken, pickle relish, celery, eggs, and mayo. What's not to love about this iconic salad?

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5 comments on “Copycat Chick-fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich”

  1. Charlotte Moore

    I have eaten these for years. Love them. Not eating them now since I am doing low carb. Can’t believe they would stop having these. Crazy!!  Yours look just like theirs. Yummy!

  2. Lisa

    Is the relish sweet or dill?

  3. thank you for sharing this recipe, same here, didn’t even know they had it on their menu before they removed it!

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