Chicken Salad In A Jar


chicken salad in a jarNeed something filling and quick for lunch?  Try this salad you can make the night before and take on the go.  Protein, healthy fats, fiber and carbs make this a superior salad and satisfies your sweet tooth too! 





Chicken Salad In A Jar

Serving Size: serves 4

Chicken Salad In A Jar


  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup grapes
  • For the chicken salad
  • 2 boneless, skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, or more, to taste


  1. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, to taste. Add to skillet and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Let cool before dicing into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine chicken, Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, red onion, celery, almonds and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. To put together, divide chicken mixture, spinach, cranberries, apples, pecans and grapes into four wide-mouth canning jars with tight-fitting lids.

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