If you’re longing for a more exciting lunch break, might we recommend a tasty beach-inspired trip for your taste buds?! This Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad has all that you love about your usual packed grub, but gives it a little taste of the tropics thanks to the hint of lime and the sprinkle of cilantro. As you dig in with your crackers (or pile it on top of some bread), you might even begin to hear the sound of the waves crashing in. Yep, it’s that powerful! No more boring or bland, Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad is so good, you’ll be doing the hula in the middle of your cubical!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 3 cups chicken breast, cooked, shredded or chopped
  • 1 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Directions

Step 1 –In a large bowl, add the mayonnaise, the garlic powder, the salt, the pepper, and the lime juice and mix.

Step 2 –In the same bowl, add the chicken, the celery, the onion, the bell pepper, and the cilantro and mix until everything is coated.

Step 3 –Chill the chicken salad for 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.

Step 4 –Serve.