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Classic Chicken Salad

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 6 people


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup mayo I use Hellman's
  • 1/8 tsp salt + more for water
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • water
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 onion powder
  • pinch of dried or fresh dill


  • Start by poaching the chicken! Place 2 chicken breasts in a pot with salty water. Turn heat to medium & poach chicken for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove chicken and shred, very finely!!! I use a stand mixer and shred shred shred!
  • Next, add 2 cups shredded chicken into a bowl with mayo, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper and a pinch of dill!
  • Mix all ingredients, place in fridge and let cool for about 2 hours!
  • Serve on a lightly toasted sandwich, a bed of lettuce or a side of crackers


I hope you all enjoy! Please leave a comment below and let me know how you liked it!
XO Caroline