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5-Minute Low Carb Lemon Chicken Salad

Sometimes eating healthier really is easy, like with this 5-Minute Low Carb Lemon Chicken Salad which is perfect served on your favorite type of lettuce. 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon chicken salad, low carb chicken salad
Servings: 4
Author: Barbara
Ingredients
  • 1 12.5 oz can chicken breast chunks
  • 1 Tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Drain chicken breast chunks, lightly flake the chunks; add Parmesan cheese and mix.
  2. Mix together lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper until emulsified.
  3. Pour over chicken and cheese mixture, and stir together.
  4. Eat immediately or refrigerate until later.
  5. Tastes great served in lettuce cups.
Recipe Notes
  • Be sure to drain and then lightly flake the canned chicken before adding the Parmesan cheese and other ingredients. Also, you will need to stir the lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper together until the juice and oil are well mixed.
  • Barbara often doubles this 5-Minute Low Carb Lemon Chicken Salad at the beginning of the week, and then take it for her lunch.
  • If you are looking for a more traditional chicken salad, try our 3-Ingredient Chicken Salad (also made with canned chicken).  You may also want to try our 10 Minute Lemon Chicken Pasta with Canned Chicken.