Stay on track while preparing something that tastes incredible with this Creamy Keto Chicken Salad. Packed with cooked chicken, red onion, celery, and mayo.

This creamy low-carb chicken salad is served in lettuce wraps and makes the perfect low-carb lunch at just 1 net carb per serving!

What Is Creamy Keto Chicken Salad?

Creamy Keto Chicken Salad is a flavorful dish that will keep you full without having you consume too many carbohydrates. The keto-friendly dish is great to have for lunch, dinner, or even a small snack between meals.

If you want a healthy and refreshing dish, this salad is a great choice. It does not take long to prepare. If you already have some chicken breast available to use, you can make the salad in minutes and eat it right away.

What you will Need to Make Creamy Low Carb Chicken Salad

Here’s what you will need:

  • Cooked shredded chicken – you can use any pre-cooked leftover chicken you have on hand or try my quick shredded chicken here
  • mayonnaise: use the best quality mayo you can get your hands on. This can not be subbed because all other dairy substitutes are high in carbs.
  • red onion: can sub with onion of choice
  • You will also need a few other ingredients such as celery, fresh dill, fresh lemon juice, yellow mustard, and salt & pepper to taste

How Do You Prepare the Creamy Keto Chicken Salad?

Preparing the Creamy Keto Chicken Salad is as simple as it gets. You can prepare the chicken breast in advance. Once you prepare the chicken breast to your liking, shred it down into small pieces before using it for this recipe.

Add your shredded chicken into a large mixing bowl followed by chopped red onion, chopped celery, fresh dill, yellow mustard, mayo, pepper, salt, and lemon juice.

Once you have all the ingredients in your mixing bowl, mix well to blend them. You can eat the chicken salad right away or put it in the fridge to get it cold. It stays good in the fridge for several days.

Keto-Friendly Ingredients You Can Add to Your Chicken Salad

Enhance the taste of your Creamy Keto Chicken Salad even more by adding a few extra ingredients into the mix. There are several keto-friendly ingredients that go great with the Creamy Keto Chicken Salad.

Some of the ingredients you might want to add to your chicken salad include chopped nuts, crumbled pieces of cooked bacon, hard-boiled egg, and chopped pickles.

These ingredients will add more flavor and texture to your salad, but they are completely optional. While some people like to add chopped grapes to their salads, it is best to avoid putting them in your salad because they contain lots of carbs.

Can You Freeze Keto Chicken Salad?

While you can freeze the Creamy Keto Chicken Salad, the consistency of it might change. It is far better to make the chicken salad fresh and refrigerate it. If you store it in a food storage container with an airtight lid, you can keep it fresh in the refrigerator for up to four days.

Ways to Eat Your Chicken Salad

After you make the Creamy Keto Chicken Salad, there are many ways to serve it. You can put it in a bowl and eat it directly as it is without adding anything extra to it.

If you would like to make a wrap with your chicken salad, consider using romaine lettuce leaves. If you do not like lettuce, you do have other options to prepare your wrap.

There are low-carb wraps that you can use. Add your chicken salad to the wrap with sliced tomatoes and onions. You might even want to add a slice of cheese to the wrap.

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Creamy Keto Chicken Salad {1 Net Carb!}

Creamy low-carb chicken salad is served in lettuce wraps and makes the perfect low-carb lunch! Packed with cooked chicken, red onion, celery, and mayo.
Prep10 minutes
Cook5 minutes
Servings 4 people



  • In a large bowl combine all the mentioned ingredients. Mix it until well combined.
  • Transfer the prepared salad to a bowl or lettuce to serve like a wrap.


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 315kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 24g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 71mg, Sodium: 276mg, Potassium: 223mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 59IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 20mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, keto, salad, wraps
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  1. The flavors of this chicken salad was spot on. We ate it as posted and enjoyed it very much. Thank you for the recipe.

  2. This is much better if you eat it the next day. Delicious!

  3. This IS delicious! I only had 1/2c mayo left so I substituted sour cream for the other half. Made it so creamy!

  4. This looks amazing! Love the idea of incorporating coleslaw AND chicken in one bowl! Perfect for the warmer weather too!