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Easy Keto Chicken and Egg Salad

If you’re looking for a quick and easy keto chicken salad for lunch, you’re in the right place. Chicken and mayonnaise are some of our favorite combinations so far. The flavor of cooked chicken with a spoonful of mayo melts in your mouth and has considerable satiate power. 

The word ‘salad’ refers to something quick and easy you can make any time for lunch, dinner, or a snack. You are just going to love this Easy Keto Chicken Salad!


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One way to follow a successful diet is to plan your meals regularly and always have something stored in the refrigerator! When cravings for something unhealthy hit, this healthy salad bowl will be your savior.

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As the weather gets warmer, you are not going to want to spend so much time in front of the oven. Our salad is going to save you from that.

It’s absolutely perfect for every part of your busy day. It can also be stored in the refrigerator for a few days because either warm or cold, it tastes delicious!

Packed with a lot of fats and proteins, this salad is what you need. This recipe can be used for the main dish, as a salad, or packed into lettuce wraps – whatever you choose, your body is going to be very thankful.

Mushrooms are a good source of antioxidants, such as ergothioneine and glutathione, which have been shown to protect against chronic diseases and aging to keep you young (*). 

According to one study, mushrooms are the best dietary source of a sulfur-containing antioxidant called ergothioneine, which may help protect against neurodegenerative diseases, eye disorders, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and kidney disease. (*) (*).

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Glutathione is often referred to as the master antioxidant because it boosts your body’s detoxification pathways. Research shows that it can help heal damaged tissue and protect skin against the aging process (*). 

Researchers suggest that eating as few as five button mushrooms per day can help provide enough antioxidant support to fight diseases and keep you healthy (*). 

Our recipe is waving at you! Introduce it into your diet and enjoy its fantastic taste!

How to

Heat one tablespoon of oil in the frying pan. Add chopped chicken and mushrooms—season with salt and pepper. Cook until the chicken is golden, and the mushrooms are nicely softened.

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At the same time, boil the eggs in salted water. When the eggs are cooked enough, peel and cut them into tiny pieces.

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Combine eggs, chicken, and mushrooms into a big mixing bowl. Add mayo and chopped leek. Mix with a spoon to incorporate all ingredients. Season with more salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Feel free to add some other spices or veggies you like.

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Refrigerate before serving or eat right away. Enjoy!

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Easy Keto Chicken and Egg Salad

This low carb and keto-friendly salad with chicken and egg has many healthy nutrients to keep you full of energy, perfect for lunch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: Chicken salad
Servings: 2
Calories: 332kcal
Author: Zlata Radivojevic

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cup chicken breast cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 eggs boiled
  • 1 tbsp leek chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a frying pan then add in chicken and mushrooms. Cook until the chicken is golden. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • At the same time, boil the eggs in the salted water. Peel and cut them into small pieces when they are done.
  • Combine chicken, mushrooms, chopped eggs, and leek into a big mixing bowl. Add in mayo and mix well with a spoon to combine.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*You can add half a cup of leafy greens such as spinach and lettuce to this recipe.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Keto Chicken and Egg Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 261mg87%
Sodium 294mg13%
Potassium 786mg22%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 406IU8%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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