Simple ingredients can sometimes bring the most flavor to a recipe. This Caramelized Onion Paleo Chicken Salad is far from boring thanks to golden brown caramelized onions. Perfect for lunch, dinner and meal prep, this recipe is Paleo, Whole30, Gluten Free, Grain Free and Dairy Free.
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Caramelized Onion Paleo Chicken Salad Recipe
Yes, I am embracing the Chicken Salad Queen title that I gave to myself. You can check out all of my Chicken Salad Recipes and add this Caramelized Onion Paleo Chicken Salad Recipe to the list!
The best thing about chicken salad is that there are so many different flavor combinations. The possibilities are endless.
The second best thing about chicken salad is that you can make a large batch and have a great nutritious meal waiting for you in the fridge. It is an absolute lifesaver if you’re following the Paleo or Whole30 diets.
Before you make this Paleo Chicken Salad you will need to make the onions → Caramelized Onions Recipe
Here are a few more unique Chicken Salad Recipes for your lineup →
Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad
Lemon Dill Chicken Salad by SkinnyTaste
Asian Shredded Chicken Salad by The Healthy Foodie
Southwestern Chopped Chicken Salad by Sally’s Baking Addiction
Lemon Poppy Seed Chicken Salad
How should you cook the chicken?
Check out this tutorial for OVEN BAKED CHICKEN BREAST, my preferred method.
You can cook the chicken however you prefer: grilled, pan fried or even use a rotisserie chicken.
How should you serve this Paleo Chicken Salad?
If limiting carbs (like me) serve this chicken salad over a bed of lettuce or arugula. Or make into chicken salad lettuce wraps.
If carbs aren’t an issue, this chicken salad is great in tortilla wraps, sandwiches or over rice.
What tools do you need for this recipe?
You’ll need a good Baking Dish and Meat Thermometer. For meal prep, I use these Glass Meal Prep Containers with Lids. Quality, sharp knives are always good to have in your kitchen. I use these Chef’s Foundry Ceramic Knives and LOVE them!
- 1 Lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast, (cooked, chopped)
- 1/3 Cup Mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
- Salt/Pepper to Taste
- 1/2 Cup Caramelized Onions
- Combine all ingredients but the caramelized onions. Stir until thoroughly mixed.
- Add caramelized onions and gently fold into mixture.
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