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Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad

This chicken salad is full of bold flavors like cilantro, and lime. Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad is perfect for lunch, dinner or a snack.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Southwestern
Keyword: Avocado chicken salad, cilantro lime chicken salad, gluten free, lunch, whole30
Servings: 12 1/2 cup servings
Calories: 148kcal


  • 3 cups chicken breast shredded or chopped
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup celery finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 lime juiced


  • Combine the mayonnaise, with the garlic, salt, pepper, and lime juice and mix.
  • In a large bowl, stir the chicken, celery, onion, bell pepper, and cilantro with the mayo mixture until everything is coated.
  • Chill for 1 hour for flavors to meld.
  • Serve chilled.  Enjoy!


Keep leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.  Stir before serving.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 414IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg