Honey Raisin Chicken Salad is the perfect way to use up leftover rotisserie chicken. It’s sweet and savory, with savory chicken, sweet raisins, and just a hint of honey. This can be made with mayo or Greek yogurt, or a combination of the two, it’s up to you!

Packed lunches can be such a drag…The same salad or turkey sandwich day after day. Make meals from home more exciting by changing things up! Honey Raisin Chicken Salad is an easy and delicious meal to add into the rotation. Whether it’s eaten on a sandwich, on top of greens, or spooned onto crackers, it will definitely satisfy your hunger!

Eating it as a sandwich? Get creative with your bread option! Grocery store bakeries have tasty specialty breads like cranberry walnut…yum!

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and you’re watching your carbohydrate intake, you don’t have to avoid this recipe, just because of the fruit and honey. Honey Raisin Chicken Salad contains about 30 grams carbohydrate per serving. If your goal per meal is 45 grams of carbohydrate, try it as a half sandwich on high fiber bread or eat it with a serving of whole grain crackers!

Looking for more ways to use up leftover rotisserie chicken? Here’s how to use a rotisserie chicken all week!

Honey Raisin Chicken Salad

Channelling Pooh Bear with this recipe. "I'm so rumbly in my tumbly...time for something sweet."
Course: Appetizers and Snacks, Kitchen Basics, Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Easy, Fiber, High protein, Kid-friendly, Lean protein, Make ahead, Meal prep, Quick, Spring, Summer, Whole grain
Condition: Cancer, Nut Free
Servings: 1 serving


  • 1/2 cup chicken diced or shredded
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp raisins and/or dried cranberries
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 2 slices bread whole grain, sandwich


  • Mix chicken, Greek yogurt, raisins/dried cranberries, and honey. Put on bread and enjoy!


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Purchase a full rotisserie chicken at the grocery store and use throughout the week!
Photo by Kaitlin Eckstein


Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 511mg | Fiber: 3g


Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.

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An award winning recipe developer, Dietitian Kaitlin’s mission is to empower others to reach their health goals by encouraging them to get back into the kitchen. Co-author of Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating and Cooking with Diabetes.