Recipe By Runs With Scissors
Published Jul 10th
Prep 15m Cook - Additional - Ready In 15m
Servings 8 servings Calories 338.7

My best attempt at duplicating a delicious recipe from a local restaurant. It’s the perfect blend of salty and sweet! Serve as a sandwich on a croissant, sourdough bread, or pretzel bun or with lettuce for a delightful lunchtime treat.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 ½ cups light mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons light sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey, or more to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mash avocado, mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic powder, lemon juice, and honey together in a bowl until smooth and creamy; season with salt and pepper. Fold chicken, onion, and celery into avocado mixture until coated.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 338.7
  • Carbohydrate 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol 57.3 mg
  • Fat 26.8 g
  • Fiber 3.6 g
  • Protein 16.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.9 g
  • Sodium 345.7 mg
  • Sugar 3.6 g

Chef's Notes

Shallots can be substituted for the onion.


  1. My husband loved this!! Made it for two& was excellent!!!
  2. Made this with some left over chicken from dinner the night before. Put it on some toast with a tomato. Excellent chicken salad. My husband loved it.
  3. I used store bought guacamole (which is mostly mashed avacado) which allowed me to omit the mayo. Delicious recipe!
  4. My 7 yr old was so disappointed when the leftovers were gone! We loved it! I left out the onion and celery. I also always sub plain greek yogurt for sour cream too.
  5. I love this recipe. This is my favorite chicken salad. I think the honey was the perfect touch. I'm sharing this with all of my friends. Thank you so much for sharing.
  6. I've made this recipe multiple times and it's quickly become one of my favorites for lunch! I usually make this on bread for a sandwich but if I'm really feeling fancy I make this on toast (lol). I make this without the onions and celery because I'm not a fan of celery and I prefer - Read more ...
  7. I needed a quick recipe to use up some very ripe avocados. This was perfect! Good flavor. I didn't have sour cream so I just added a little more mayonnaise. I even added a chopped jalapeño to give it a kick.
  8. I used canned chicken breast to cut down on time. It's pretty amazing!
  9. The taste of this is really good. I think I goofed because I cut the recipe down but maybe didn't use the correct correlation of chicken to sauce. It was too saucy, and I ran out of chicken. So my recommendation until I try this again and edit this review is to add the sauce - Read more ...

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