Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Salad

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Salad

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Enjoy a delightful twist on classic chicken salad with Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Salad! Tender chicken, crisp broccoli florets, and sharp cheddar cheese are tossed in a creamy dressing for a deliciously satisfying meal or side dish.


– 2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced

– 2 cups broccoli florets, blanched and chopped

– 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

– 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped

– 1/4 cup mayonnaise

– 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt (or sour cream)

– 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

– 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

– 1 teaspoon honey

– Salt and pepper, to taste

– Optional add-ins: diced celery, sliced almonds, dried cranberries


1. Prepare the chicken and broccoli: Cook the chicken breast until fully cooked, then dice it into bite-sized pieces. Blanch the broccoli florets in boiling water for about 2 minutes, then drain and chop them into smaller pieces.

2. Mix the salad ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced chicken breast, chopped broccoli florets, shredded cheddar cheese, and finely chopped red onion.

3. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt (or sour cream), Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper until smooth and well combined.

4. Combine everything: Pour the dressing over the chicken and broccoli mixture in the large bowl. Gently toss everything together until the salad is evenly coated with the dressing.

5. Add optional ingredients: If desired, you can add diced celery, sliced almonds, or dried cranberries to the salad for extra flavor and texture.

6. Chill and serve: Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate the broccoli cheddar chicken salad for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together. 

7. Serve and enjoy: Once chilled, serve the broccoli cheddar chicken salad as a delicious and satisfying meal or side dish.

Feel free to adjust the ingredients and seasonings according to your taste preferences.

Enjoy your flavorful Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Salad!

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