Southern Style Chicken Salad

southern style chicken salad
southern style chicken salad

Southern Style Chicken Salad

This is the perfect summer salad! If you don't have buttermilk, just mix a little bit of lemon juice in with regular milk and let sit for 5 minutes.
Course Main Course
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 green onions minced
  • 2 pounds chicken breast
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 3 stalks fresh dill
  • 2 cups seedless grapes cut in half
  • 2 stalks celery chopped


  • For the dressing, whisk together the mayonnaise, buttermilk, chopped dill and pepper. Add the green onions. Can be made 1 day ahead.
  • Arrange chicken in a heavy skillet or pot. Add wine and dill stalks, and season with salt and pepper. Add water to cover chicken. Simmer until chicken is just cooked through, turning once, about 12 minutes. Transfer to plate and cool.
  • Cut chicken into 1/2" pieces. In a large bowl, combine chicken, grapes, celery and dressing. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate at least 1/2 hour.


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