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Strawberry Chicken Salad Recipe

Looking for a refreshing and light meal that’s perfect for any occasion? Whether you’re hosting a spring garden party, looking for a nutritious lunch, or want a light dinner that won’t weigh you down, our Strawberry Chicken Salad is the perfect choice. This dish brings together the tender texture of shredded chicken, the crispness of fresh lettuce, and the sweet burst of strawberries, all tossed in a zesty homemade dressing. It’s not just a feast for your taste buds but also a colorful addition to your table that’s sure to impress.

Strawberry Chicken Salad

A delightful blend of flavors and textures, this Strawberry Chicken Salad is a celebration of fresh ingredients and healthy eating, all while keeping your carbs in check.


  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 4 cups mixed lettuce leaves, washed and dried
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey (substitute with keto-friendly sweetener for a lower carb option)
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons light olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, honey (or keto sweetener), vinegar, and light olive oil to create the dressing. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, red onion, and sliced strawberries.
  3. Add the shredded chicken to the salad bowl.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to ensure everything is evenly coated.
  5. Serve immediately, with extra dressing on the side if desired.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s dive into the nutritional aspect of this vibrant salad:

  • Shredded Chicken: 0g carbs per serving
  • Mixed Lettuce Leaves: 2g carbs per 4 cups
  • Sliced Strawberries: 11g carbs per cup
  • Red Onion: 3g carbs per 1/4 cup
  • Lemon Juice: 4g carbs per 2 tablespoons
  • Honey: 17g carbs per tablespoon (opt for a keto-friendly sweetener for fewer carbs)
  • Vinegar: 0g carbs per 2 tablespoons
  • Light Olive Oil: 0g carbs

With substitutions for a keto-friendly sweetener instead of honey, the total carb content can be significantly reduced, making this salad an excellent choice for those on a keto diet.

A Salad to Remember

Our Strawberry Chicken Salad is not just a dish; it’s a delightful experience that brings together the best of healthy eating and gourmet flavors. Whether you’re on a keto diet or simply looking for a deliciously light meal, this salad is bound to become a favorite. Its blend of sweetness, tanginess, and crisp freshness is a testament to the fact that healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring. So, why not give it a try and let the flavors speak for themselves?

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