How to Make Tarragon Chicken Salad at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Have you ever thought of something very tasty and delicious and that too if it’s Non-vegetarian? Well, the answer is quite easy. Try this recipe which I am going to share with all of the food lovers right now. So, today we are making a very easy recipe And it is called Tarragon chicken salad.

I still remember my Sundays when I was young. Nothing to do, laying in the back garden of my house and craving for something tasty to eat. And one day, my mom made me this Chicken salad that she used to call.

At first, I was not very much into that salad but when I had a bite of it; OMG I was delighted with that joy and surprise that how is it so tasty? I asked my mom about this recipe and wondered how she made it. 

I asked her if she could teach me this Tarragon Chicken Salad recipe and yes was the answer. I learned it from her and added a few ingredients of mine to add a little bit of more taste to it. So, not wasting much of your time. let’s start this recipe of Tarragon Chicken Salad.

But before starting, let me tell you about the ingredients that you will need to for this recipe. Here are the ingredients below in the box.

Ingredients For Tarragon Chicken Salad

Chopped celery½ cup
Boneless, skinless Chicken1 pound
Red or white grapes1 cup
Toasted pecans½ cup
Mayonnaise1 cup
Kosher salt1 tsp
Freshly ground black pepper½ tsp
Chopped fresh Tarragon1 tsp

So the ingredients are ready. Now we have to start cooking. But before moving to next step let me tell you, all these ingredients will be readily available in the nearby grocery store and you will get them easily.

This is not at all a difficult recipe to make but it takes a lot of time to get ready. The only thing that takes so much time is the refrigeration of the mixture of ingredients 

Ingredients For Tarragon Chicken Salad

Preparation timeCooking timeIn active timeTotal time
15 mins5 mins1 hr1 hr 20 mins

Now comes the turn of the most awaited part of the recipe that everyone waits for. Yes, I know you are so eager to learn the whole Tarragon Salad recipe and how it’s made. But for your surprise, I must tell you it’s very easy to make. Take a look at the recipe yourself and decide.

Tarragon Chicken Salad Recipe

Tarragon Chicken Salad recipe
  1. Sprinkle lightly with oil on a slow cooker. Cover and cook the chicken in the slow cooker for sometime till its soft enough.
  2. Take the chicken from the slow cooker and reserve some dripping for another platter – (like soup if desired). 
  3. Cut the chicken into cubes of ½ inch size approximately. Move bits of chicken into a big tub. Add celery, strawberries, and pecan toast.
  4. Whisk the mayonnaise, salt and pepper together in a small pot, or mixing cup.
  5. Add chicken, raisins and toasted pecans. Stir to blend. 
  6. Fold in the tarragon. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour.

 Note: This dish can last for about 4 to 5 days after it’s done. You have to just keep it refrigerated all the time.

So that was the recipe for tarragon chicken salad. I hope you will try this healthy and delicious salad at home.

Nutritional Facts Of Tarragon Chicken Salad

Any recipe that you make has a nutritional factor which everyone is worried about. But here that’s not the case. This recipe is very healthy and free from any kind of unhealthy nutrients which causes health issues.

Carbohydrates3.5 gm
Sugars2.1 gm
Fat5.6 gm
Protein21.2 gm
Cholesterol57.7 mg
Calcium81.7 mg
Dietary Fiber0.7 gm

How To Make Tarragon Chicken Salad at Home| Video

If you want to know the whole recipe in a more precise way, then I would recommend you to watch this video. It will help you with the minor details of the recipe which are really important.

Video by MyGreatRecipes

I hope you have liked this recipe and will at least try it once at your home. If you have any other recipes in your mind, do let me know in the comments section as well. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes like these.

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