Go Back
+ servings
Hand holding saltine cracker topped with Mexican Chicken Salad, or Ensalada de Pollo
Print Recipe
4.93 from 38 votes

Ensalada de Pollo

Ensalada de Pollo, or Mexican Chicken Salad, is a Mexican recipe that’s a party favorite – a fiesta for your mouth and your guests as well. It consists of chicken and vegetables dressed in a creamy mayonnaise dressing. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 459kcal


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • Juice of ½ lemon or 1 lime
  • Salt
  • 4 cups cooked chicken
  • 1 cup cooked potato diced
  • 1 cup cooked carrots diced
  • 1 cup cooked peas
  • ½ cup cooked corn


  • In a container, add the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, lemon, salt.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Add the chicken and mix well.
  • Then add the remaining ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Taste for salt.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Serve along with saltine cracker, tostada, or lettuce and top with jalapeños.



Use leftover chicken to make this dish faster. 
For spicy food lovers, serve with pickled jalapenos. 


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 372mg | Potassium: 473mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2899IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg