Keto Chicken Salad Recipe (1g Carbs)

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This delicious keto chicken salad recipe is super versatile and easy to make. Wrap it in lettuce, eat it on its own, use it as a side, on a slice of keto bread, or stuff it in a low-carb roll.

This recipe is part of our keto chicken thighs collection, where you’ll find other delicious dishes, such as my one-pan creamy garlic chicken thighs and the super easy grilled chicken thighs.

A hand holding keto chicken salad in a lettuce cup.
Delicious keto chicken salad in a lettuce cup. Try it on keto bread or low-carb tortillas.

This low-carb keto chicken salad recipe is a great way to get a good serving of fats and protein. Fresh and tasty, they won’t weigh you down. It goes great on keto bread or try it wrapped in a keto tortilla.

This chicken salad recipe makes five servings. One serving is ½ cup of chicken salad mixture and two lettuce leaves, and it has 1g net carbs.

Ingredients

Keto chicken salad.
Keto chicken salad.
  • 1 pound of Chicken Thighs
  • ½ teaspoon of Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 cup of Celery, diced
  • 1 tablespoon of Parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ cup of Whole Egg Mayonnaise
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 10 Baby Cos or Romaine Lettuce Leaves

How To Make Keto Chicken Salad

Keto chicken salad in lettuce cups.
How to make Keto Chicken Salad Wraps
  1. Preheat oven to 200C/390F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, marinate the chicken in salt, pepper, garlic powder, and olive oil.
  3. Place the chicken on a lined cookie sheet and roast for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size of the thighs.
  4. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool for 20 minutes.
  5. Cut the cooled chicken into small dice, around 1/2in/1cm cubes.
  6. Place the chicken in a mixing bowl with the diced celery, parsley, and mayonnaise. Mix well and adjust the seasoning.
  7. Spoon ¼ cup of chicken salad into each lettuce leaf, serve and enjoy.

Storing

When stored in an airtight container, keto chicken salad can be kept in the fridge for up to four days. It is not suitable for freezing.

Looking for more great lunch ideas? Check out our other Keto Recipes. We can’t go past our delicious Keto Quiche Lorraine for an easy meal.

Keto chicken salad in a white bowl.

Easy Keto Chicken Salad – 1g Carbs

These Keto Chicken Salad are an easy lunch that you can make ahead, just keep the lettuce leaves separate and top them with the chicken when you’re ready to eat. It’s that simple!

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Course: Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American, Australian, British
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 5 serves
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Matt Dobson

Unit Conversion

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 pound Chicken Thighs boneless
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil

Salad

  • 1 cup Celery diced
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Low Carb Mayonnaise
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 10 leaves Baby Romaine Lettuce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200C/390F.
  • In a mixing bowl marinate the chicken in the salt, pepper, garlic powder and olive oil.
    1 pound Chicken Thighs, 1/2 teaspoon Salt, 1/2 teaspoon Pepper, 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder, 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Place the chicken on a lined cookie sheet and roast for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size of the thighs.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside to cool for 20 minutes.
  • Cut the cooled chicken into a small dice, around 1/2in/1cm cubes.
  • Place the chicken in a mixing bowl with the diced celery, parsley and mayonnaise. Mix well and adjust seasoning.
    1 cup Celery, 1 tablespoon Parsley, 1/2 cup Low Carb Mayonnaise, Salt, Pepper
  • Spoon ¼ cup of chicken salad into each lettuce leaf, serve and enjoy.
    10 leaves Baby Romaine Lettuce

Notes

 
STORING: When stored in an airtight container, keto chicken salad can be kept in the fridge for up to four days. It is not suitable for freezing.

Nutrition

Serving: 150g | Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5121IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg
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Keto chicken salad in lettuce cups.
Delicious keto chicken salad.

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Adjust the servings in the card above to make a larger batch of these Keto Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps. 

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Matt Dobson

I am the founder of My Keto Kitchen. I am a nutritionist, cooking enthusiast, and part-time Van Lifer! Along with a qualified chef, we have created a collection of delicious and healthy recipes.

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