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5 from 2 votes

Smoked Chicken Salad

A smoked whole chicken is perfect for chicken salad. Deep smokey flavor changes plain chicken salad into something spectacular!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, salad, smoked
Servings: 6
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe


  • 3 cups smoked chicken, chopped or minced
  • 3/4 cup celery, diced small
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  • In the bowl of a food processor add a mix of breast and thigh meat, pulse a few times until the meat is chopped fine.
  • Measure 3 cups of chopped chicken into a large bowl. Add the finely chopped celery. If desired add 2 or 3 diced green onions.
  • In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise, celery salt, dried dill, dried parsley, smoked paprika, and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing over the chicken and celery and stir to combine thoroughly.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour.