Tzatziki Chicken Salad Recipe •
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Tzatziki Chicken Salad Recipe

A simple chicken salad recipe using Greek yogurt instead of mayo and with all of the traditional tzatziki flavors.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Greek
Servings: 2 cups chicken salad, about 4 servings


  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt, I use whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup herbs, chopped (combo of mint, basil, parsley and dill)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Finely dice the half cucumber and sprinkle with salt, then place in a colander over the sink to let the juices drain while you make the rest of the salad.
  • In a bowl mix together the shredded chicken, yogurt, herbs, lemon juice, and minced garlic.
  • Stir in the cucumber.
  • Serve over greens or in a sandwich. Top with feta cheese or extra cucumbers and herbs.


For a vegetarian version try adding lentils instead of the chicken.