Newks Chicken Salad Recipe

The perfect combination of tender chicken, apple, almonds and more you can find in Newks Chicken Salad. The chicken salad is delicious on its own or on a sandwich. It is a quick chicken salad recipe and a wonderful treat. It’s inspired by the version served at Newks restaurant. 

Newks customers would never consider leaving without picking up a container of this famous chicken salad to take home with them. If you can’t make it to a Newks location, do yourself a favor and prepare a batch of Newks chicken salad to see what the buzz is all about.

Newks Chicken Salad Recipe

Newks Chicken Salad Recipe

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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If you’ve ever tried Newks chicken salad, you know it’s a really tasty and satisfying meal for any occasion. The newks chicken salad is a popular sandwich filling, and the ingredients in this fresh chicken salad recipe combine to make a delicious dinner.


  • Chicken Breasts 3

  • Oil 1-2 Tablespoons 

  • Salt 1/2 Teaspoon 

  • Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon 

  • Garlic Powder 1 Teaspoon 

  • Paprika 1 Teaspoon 

  • Dried Oregano 1 Teaspoon

  • Chopped Celery Stalks 2-3  

  • Chopped Green Apple 1/2 

  • Chopped Green Onions 3 

  • Chopped Red Onion 1/4 

  • Chopped Parsley 2 Tablespoons 

  • Chopped  Lettuce 4-5 Leaves 

  • Chopped  Almonds 1/2 Cup 

  • Dried Cranberries/Raisins 1/2 Cup

  • Low Fat Mayonnaise 4 Tablespoons 

  • Low Fat Greek Yogurt 1 Tablespoon 

  • Dijon Mustard 1 Teaspoon

  • Lemon Juice 2 Tablespoons

  • Salt To Taste

  • Pepper To Taste 

how to make Newks Chicken Salad

  • Marinate The Chicken: Combine oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and paprika in a mixing bowl. Mix the chicken in the bowl until it is well coated. Allow 1 hour for marinating.
    Marinate The Chicken
  •  Fry The Chicken: Heat a large pan or pan at medium heat. Fry the marinated chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Then remove from the heat and leave aside to cool.
    Fry The Chicken
  • Mix Veggies: In a large mixing bowl add chopped celery, apple, cranberries, green onion, red onion, chopped parsley, chopped almonds, and lettuce.
    Mix Veggies
  • Chicken Mixing With Salad: Cut the chicken breast to pieces. Then add salad with it. Set that aside.
    Chicken Mixing With Salad
  • Salad Dressing:  In a small mixing bowl, add mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Whisk together all of the ingredients.
    Salad Dressing
  • Final Serving: Toss the salad with the dressing and combine well. Allow 30 minutes for the salad to chill. After chilling, the salad is ready to be served.
    Final Serving

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Nutrition Facts:

calories500 kcal
Saturated fat6g
Iron1 mg

Final Word:

The salad is nutritious, simple to prepare, and tasty. It is a weight-loss-friendly chicken salad. And it is strong in protein, low in carbs, and keto-friendly. 

This newks chicken salad recipe is perfect for those who enjoy creamy salads. One of the major benefits of the salad is that it goes nicely with sandwiches. So, you can take it to school or work or simply serve it with your favorite dinner.

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