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Mac's Awesome Sauce Chicken Salad

This Awesome Sauce Chicken Salad is super quick and perfect for meal prep. filled with super simple yet flavorful ingredients, such as, chopped chicken, a cream mayo base sauce and red and greed onions. Its' Whole30, Paleo and Keto compliant.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Dish, Salad
Servings: 4 cups
Author: Ashley McCrary


Chicken Salad

  • 4 medium chicken breast (cooked and chopped into small cubes)
  • 3/4 cup Mac's Awesome Sauce
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp diced red onions divided
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt add more to taste

Mac's Awesome Sauce

  • 1 cup homemade mayo *see notes
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped red or yellow onion
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt *add another 1/4 tsp if needed


Chicken Salad

  • 1.Place chicken breast in a large pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once water is boiling, reduce heat to low and cover with a lid. Allow the chicken to continue cooking on low for 15 minutes or until chicken has reached temperature. Make sure to always check with a meat thermometer. For chicken, it should be 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • 2. Remove the chicken from the hot water and allow to cool on a cutting board. Once cool, dice into small cubes.
  • 3. Transfer the chopped chicken to a large mixing bowl along with the Awesome Sauce and the rest of the ingredients for the salad.
  • 4.Use a spoon to mix until well combined.
  • 5.Garnish with fresh green onions and 1 tbsp of diced red onions.

Mac's Awesome Sauce

  • Place 1 cup of mayo in a wide mouth mason jar or medium size bowl. Add in the coconut aminos, onions, salt and pepper. Stir with a spoon until combined.


Click here for my 60 second mayo recipe.