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Strawberry Chicken Poppy Seed Salad

A crisp and refreshing Strawberry Chicken Poppy Seed Salad that is both beautiful and delicious. Fresh greens topped with chopped chicken breast, sweet sliced strawberries, red onions and drizzled with homemade poppy seed dressing. This recipe is Keto, Paleo and can easily be tailored to Whole30 with a simple modification.

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



Chicken & Strawberry Salad

  • 68 cups of lettuce or greens of choice
  • 3 medium chicken breast, cooked and chopped
  • 1/3 cup sliced red onions
  • Micro greens for garnish (optional)
  • 4 large strawberries, sliced

Poppy Seed Dressing

  • 1/2 cup LIGHT olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar or champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 small shallot
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons monk fruit sweetener (omit for Whole30)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds


Chicken & Strawberry Salad

  1. In a large bowl add all of the ingredients for the salad. This can also be done by dividing the ingredients into 4 individual bowls. 
  2. Drizzle with the poppy seed dressing and give it a big toss. 
  3. Garnish with fresh micro greens if desired. 
  4. Enjoy!

Poppy Seed Dressing

  1. In a blender or food processor, combine monk fruit sweetener, vinegar, salt, mustard and onion and process for 20 seconds. With blender or food processor on high, gradually add oil in a slow, steady stream.
  2. Pour in a mason jar and stir in the poppy seeds with a spoon


  • The dressing will last 3-4 days in the fridge. Before serving, make sure to give it a good shake.
  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Lunch/ Quick Meals
  • Cuisine: Whole30, Gluten Free, Keto
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
  • Calories: 375
  • Sugar: 1
  • Sodium: 385
  • Fat: 28
  • Carbohydrates: 5
  • Fiber: 2.2
  • Protein: 21
  • Cholesterol: 62