Lime basil chicken salad

Main Dish
6 servings
2 hours
15 min
Very Easy
Very light salad, can be put on bread, wrapped in lettuce or just eaten as your main dish.


Number of serving: 6
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

1/4 cup olive oil

1 TBL dried minced onion

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

salt and pepper

1/2 lb. red seedless grapes, cut in half

2 celery ribs, diced

1/3 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup mayo

3 TBL sour cream

**optional pineapple chunks**


  • Zest the two limes into a medium bowl squeeze the lime juice into the bowl, add oil, garlic and onion.
  • Mix in the olive oil and then add the chopped basil salt and pepper. Stir and then take a large plastic zip bag put in the chicken and pour the mixture over it.
  • Be sure to get all the pieces coated. Marinate in refrigerator for about 2 hours, can leave overnight.
  • Heat your grille or skillet add oil. Cook chicken and when done (juices run clear or inside temp is 170) cool and then cut into chunks. In a large bowl combine all ingredients, mix well. You can serve then or chill and serve.


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