Plate serving lettuce wrapped chicken salad

RECIPE: Lettuce Wrapped Chicken Salad

This recipe is the perfect way to transition into fall time with a healthful, protein-rich meal option that is so tasty!


4 cups pastured organic boneless skinless chicken breast
1/3 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup red grapes, halved
1/4 cup red onion, diced
3 stalks celery, chopped
2 tbs dill, finely chopped (or 2 tsp dried)
2/3 cup avocado oil based mayonnaise
1/4 cup dijon mustard
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp sea salt
Butter lettuce, for serving
Olive oil
Garlic powder

1) Prepare the Chicken

Wash and pat dry the chicken. Chop the chicken into small 1 inch pieces. Season with a dash of sea salt, black pepper and garlic powder.

Add a drizzle of olive oil to a skillet over medium high heat. Sauté the chicken for a few minutes until fully cooked through (165°F internal temp). Once cooked, let cool and then roughly chop the chicken into smaller pieces. Set aside.

2) Prepare Remaining Ingredients

Wash and prepare the vegetables and fruit and set aside in a large bowl. Measure the mustard and mayonnaise and set aside.

3) Mix Ingredients Together

Mix all ingredients (except chicken) together thoroughly in a large bowl.

4) Add Chicken and Chill

Add chicken into the mixture and combine well. Let the mixture chill in the refrigerator until cooled completely.

5) Assemble and Serve

Scoop mixture into lettuce leaves and serve!

About the Author

Alexa Greening

Alexa is a certified Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and professional photographer. She has a passion for educating others about real food and aims to give them the tools they need to be their own best advocate when it comes to their health.

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