Dress up chicken salad in shades of red with our Super-Red Sun-Dried Tomatoes and a hint of smoky paprika. Sweet and extra-soft, these sun-concentrated gems add just the right chew and tang to this lunch bag standard. Serve it in a sandwich or wrap, or let it shine over lightly dressed field greens.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 20 min

Total time: 25 min

Smoky Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken Salad
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 4 servings


  1. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Add chicken breasts, and simmer 10 to 15 minutes, until cooked through.

  2. Transfer chicken to plate to cool. Use two forks to shred into bite-sized pieces.

  3. Transfer chicken to large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, celery, red onion and scallion, and stir to combine. Set aside.

  4. Place remaining sun-dried tomatoes, mayonnaise, lemon juice, paprika, salt and pepper in blender. Purée until smooth. Pour purée over chicken mixture, and toss until all ingredients are coated in dressing. Serve cold.