Delicious Chicken Artichoke Salad Recipe with Rice and Red Onion

Chicken Artichoke Salad

Delicious Chicken Artichoke Salad Recipe with Rice and Red Onion
Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Servings: 4


Chicken Artichoke Salad
Chicken Artichoke Salad

Chicken Artichoke Salad is a delicious and nutritious dish that combines tender chicken, flavorful artichoke hearts, and a tangy honey mustard dressing. This salad is perfect for a light lunch or dinner and is sure to satisfy your taste buds.


The origins of Chicken Artichoke Salad are not entirely clear, but it is believed to have been inspired by Mediterranean cuisine. Artichokes have been a popular ingredient in Mediterranean cooking for centuries, and their unique flavor pairs perfectly with chicken and a tangy dressing.


Honey mustard dressing

How to prepare

  1. Melt the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the chicken in the hot oil until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Combine the chicken, rice, onion, pepper, artichoke hearts, salt, and pepper in a large bowl.
  4. Toss with the Honey Mustard Dressing.

Honey Mustard Dressing

  1. Combine the oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small saucepan; heat just until boiling.
  2. Serve warm.


  • Add cooked quinoa or couscous to the salad for extra texture and flavor.
  • Top the salad with crumbled feta cheese or toasted nuts for added protein and crunch.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to cook the chicken until it is no longer pink in the center to ensure it is fully cooked.

- You can use leftover cooked chicken for this recipe to save time.

- Feel free to customize the salad with your favorite vegetables or add-ins.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Chicken Artichoke Salad on a bed of mixed greens or with a side of crusty bread for a complete meal.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to cook the chicken until it is no longer pink in the center.

- Toss the salad ingredients with the dressing just before serving to keep the flavors fresh.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use canned or frozen artichoke hearts for this recipe.

- Feel free to use your favorite type of vinegar in the dressing.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the salad ingredients and dressing ahead of time and assemble the salad just before serving for a quick and easy meal.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Chicken Artichoke Salad in a large bowl or on individual plates for a beautiful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Chicken Artichoke Salad with a crisp white wine or a light beer for a refreshing meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat the salad gently in the microwave or enjoy it cold.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Chicken Artichoke Salad contains approximately 300 calories.


Each serving of Chicken Artichoke Salad contains approximately 20 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Chicken Artichoke Salad contains approximately 15 grams of fats.


Each serving of Chicken Artichoke Salad contains approximately 25 grams of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

Chicken Artichoke Salad is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium.


This recipe contains mustard and may not be suitable for those with mustard allergies.


Chicken Artichoke Salad is a balanced meal that provides a good mix of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, along with essential vitamins and minerals.


Chicken Artichoke Salad is a flavorful and nutritious dish that is perfect for a light lunch or dinner. With tender chicken, artichoke hearts, and a tangy honey mustard dressing, this salad is sure to become a favorite in your household.

How did I get this recipe?

I distinctly remember the moment I stumbled upon this recipe for Chicken Artichoke Salad. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret in her quaint little cottage by the sea. Margaret was a fantastic cook, and I always looked forward to trying her delicious creations.

On this particular day, Margaret invited me into her kitchen to help her prepare lunch. As we chatted and laughed, she started pulling out ingredients from her pantry and refrigerator. I watched intently as she expertly chopped vegetables, grilled chicken, and tossed everything together in a large bowl.

The aroma that filled the kitchen was absolutely heavenly, and I couldn't wait to taste the final dish. Margaret served us each a generous portion of the Chicken Artichoke Salad, and with the first bite, I was hooked. The flavors were so vibrant and fresh, and the combination of tender chicken, tangy artichokes, and crisp vegetables was simply divine.

I begged Margaret to share the recipe with me, and she happily obliged. As she dictated the ingredients and instructions, I scribbled furiously in my notebook, determined to replicate this delicious salad at home.

When I returned to my own kitchen, I gathered all the necessary ingredients and set to work. I followed Margaret's instructions to the letter, adding a few special touches of my own along the way. As the salad came together, I couldn't help but feel a sense of accomplishment and pride.

When I finally sat down to enjoy my homemade Chicken Artichoke Salad, I closed my eyes and savored every bite. The memories of that summer day with Margaret flooded back, and I felt grateful for her friendship and culinary wisdom.

Over the years, I have made this salad countless times, each time tweaking the recipe ever so slightly to suit my taste. I have served it at family gatherings, potlucks, and dinner parties, and it has never failed to impress.

One day, as I was preparing the salad for a neighborhood barbecue, my next-door neighbor, Mrs. Jenkins, happened to peek over the fence and catch a whiff of the tantalizing aroma wafting from my kitchen. Intrigued, she asked me what I was making, and when I told her it was my famous Chicken Artichoke Salad, her eyes lit up with excitement.

"Could you share the recipe with me?" she asked eagerly.

I smiled and nodded, feeling a sense of satisfaction knowing that I could pass on this delicious recipe to another culinary enthusiast. Mrs. Jenkins scribbled down the ingredients and instructions in her own notebook, just as I had done with Margaret all those years ago.

As I watched Mrs. Jenkins prepare the salad for her own family, I couldn't help but feel a sense of nostalgia. It was a beautiful reminder of how recipes are not just a list of ingredients and instructions, but a story that connects us to the people and moments that have shaped our lives.

And so, as I sit here now, penning down this story for my grandchildren to read, I hope that they too will come to appreciate the magic of cooking and the joy of sharing recipes with loved ones. For in every dish we create, there lies a story waiting to be told, a memory waiting to be savored, and a connection waiting to be shared.


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