Chicken Salad with White Sauce Recipe

Chicken Salad with White Sauce Recipe

How To Make Chicken Salad with White Sauce

Chicken marinated overnight in some cumin, turmeric, and paprika seasoning makes a wonderful chicken salad in special white sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



For Chicken:

  • 24ozchicken thighs,4 large boneless, skinless, fat trimmed
  • ½oflemon,juiced
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • tspground cumin
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • 1tsporegano
  • ¾tspsweet paprika
  • ½tspturmeric

For White Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1cupStonyfield Whole Milk Yogurt with Probiotics
  • 2tbspmayonnaise
  • 1tbspapple cider vinegar
  • 1tsplemon juice
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspsugar
  • tspblack pepper

For Salad:

  • 6cupsiceberg or romaine lettuce,chopped
  • 2medium tomatoes,quartered
  • ½small red onion,sliced
  • harissa,prepared mild, optional for drizzling


  1. Season the chicken with lemon juice, garlic, cumin, oil, salt and spices.

  2. Set aside at least 15 minutes, or as long as overnight.

  3. Combine the ingredients for the white yogurt sauce and refrigerate.

  4. When ready to cook, heat a large nonstick griddle or skillet over medium high heat.

  5. When hot, add the chicken and leave until the bottom is completely browned, about 5 minutes before flipping.

  6. Cook on the other side for another 4 to 5 minutes, until browned.

  7. Reduce the heat to low.

  8. Let the chicken continue cooking for about 10 minutes, until just about cooked through in the thickest parts.

  9. Set aside on a cutting board and chop the chicken into thin strips.

  10. Add back to the pan to brown and finish cooking, 8 to 10 minutes over medium heat.

  11. Assemble the salad by dividing the lettuce, tomato and red onion.

  12. Top with chicken and drizzle with yogurt sauce and harissa, if desired.


  • Calories: 512.90kcal
  • Fat: 37.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.05g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.63g
  • Fiber: 3.04g
  • Sugar: 6.53g
  • Protein: 32.16g
  • Cholesterol: 177.47mg
  • Sodium: 922.09mg
  • Calcium: 134.96mg
  • Potassium: 828.54mg
  • Iron: 2.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 400.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.06mg
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