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Taco Chicken Salad: Paleo, Whole30, Keto

This easy taco chicken salad is a family friendly paleo recipe that only takes 15 minutes to whip together. No cooking needed! It’s a great Whole30 salad for meal prep or Whole30 side dish for any event!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6


  • 3-4 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1/2 cup mayo, or to taste
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 medium tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • Juice of 1/2 lime


  1. In a large bowl, mix mayo with the spices first to evenly combine
  2. Add in chicken and vegetables, mix well to evenly coat with seasoned mayo
  3. Squeeze lime juice over chicken salad and mix again to combine
  4. Top with any additional garnishes (more cilantro, diced green onion)
  5. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container