Whole30 Waldorf Chicken Salad

  • Author: Madeline
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Poach and Mix
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A classic Waldorf chicken salad made with Whole30 approved ingredients.



  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chopped green apple
  • 1/2 cup quartered red grapes
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  1. Place chicken breasts in a sauce pan and cover with cold water
  2. Place chicken on the stove and bring water to a boil
  3. Once boiling, reduce the heat to a simmer and cover the pot
  4. Simmer for 14 minutes and then remove chicken from the pot to cool
  5. While the chicken cooks chop the celery, apples, pecans and grapes
  6. In a large mixing bowl combine mayo, lemon juice, salt, and pepper
  7. Once the chicken has cooled, cube the chicken and add to the mixing bowl
  8. Add the celery, pecans, apples, and grapes to the mixing bowl
  9. Stir to combine the ingredients until they are fully combined and coated in the mayo mixture

Keywords: chicken salad, waldorf chicken salad, whole30 chicken salad