When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Right? Isn’t that how the saying goes? But what do you do when life hands you lemons, you have a bunch of dill that needs to be used up, and rotisserie chickens are on sale? Whip up a batch of this light and tasty chicken salad!
With spring weather (or early summer, depending on where you live) finally making an appearance across most of the country, it’s prime time for picnics. Just pack up this chicken salad, a bunch of grapes, some fresh strawberries, and some iced tea or light white wine and head on out. Come on! Savor spring while we can!
Lemon-Dill Chicken Salad
an Apple a Day original
1 whole rotisserie chicken, skin removed and meat shredded
2 stalks celery, diced
1/4 c. red onion, minced
2 TBSP fresh dill, chopped
1/2 c. Greek yogurt
2 TBSP mayonnaise
zest and juice of one lemon
salt and pepper, to taste
Place all ingredients in a non-reactive bowl. Mix gently to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning, as necessary. Makes approximately six sandwiches. Keeps up to the three days.
two years ago: lighter Chinese chicken salad
three years ago: One of my most favorite recipes ever–summer orzo salad.