Tarragon Chicken Salad Recipe

Tarragon Chicken Salad is a great delicious dish for family or friends’ gatherings. This salad looks amazing on a bed of fresh Lettuce leaves or any other vegetable leaves. It is better to prepare it with skinless chicken breast piece for more tasty zest. Your creativity can also be flaunted by bringing in variations in this simple salad by experimenting with the ingredients.

This simple recipe of Tarragon Chicken Salad is enough for four people, though you can increase the ratio of its ingredients if you want to make more yields.

Preparation time: 10 to 15 minutes
Serving size: 04
Utensils needed: serving platter, mixing bowl, whisk, spoon, and fork


1 lb chicken breast – cooked and pulled
– 1 tablespoon garlic salt
– 1/2 cup mayonnaise
– 1/2 cup milk
– 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
– 2 tablespoons mustard – Dijon-style mustard is preferred
– 2 tablespoons dried tarragon leaves – crushed
– 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
– 1/2 lb seedless grapes – California seedless grapes are preferred
– 1 cup (4 oz.) slivered almonds – toasted
– 1/2 cup (1 oz.) green onions – minced
– 1/2 teaspoon parsley –  minced
– Lettuce leaves for garnishing – optional


  • 1

    Sprinkle the cooked and pulled chicken breast with 1 tablespoon of garlic salt, placing it on a plate.

  • 2

    Mix ½ cup of mayonnaise and same quantity of milk in a mixing bowl.

  • 3

    Stir in ½ cup of fresh lemon juice.

  • 4

    Add in 2 tablespoons of mustard, 2 tablespoons of dried and crushed tarragon leaves and 1 teaspoon of freshly grounded pepper.

  • 5

    Blend all the ingredients with a whisk or fork until smooth.

  • 6

    Mix up the chicken breast, seedless grapes, toasted slivered almonds and the minced green onions in large mixing bowl.

  • 7

    Add in the previously made mayonnaise mixture and toss well with a spoon or fork.

  • 8

    Line the fresh lettuce leaves in the corner or all around the medium serving platter.

  • 9

    Pour the salad right in center of the lettuce leaves.

  • 10

    Dust the Tarragon Chicken Salad with ½ teaspoon of minced parsley and serve.

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