Low FODMAP Hawaiian Chicken Salad

  • Author: Em Schwartz, MS, RDN
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Low FODMAP Hawaiian Chicken Salad is a fun way to use up leftover cooked chicken. Enjoy this colorful chicken salad as a low FODMAP lunch or light and summery supper. It’s delicious served on toasted low-FODMAP bread or in large lettuce leaves.



  • 1 ½ cups diced leftover cooked chicken
  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • ⅓ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ⅓ cup sliced green onion tops (green parts only)
  • ¼ cup (30 grams) sliced almonds
  • ½ cup mayonnaise, such as Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons garlic-infused olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste 

Serving Suggestions

  • Low FODMAP bread or lettuce leaves


  1. To a large bowl, add the diced chicken, diced pineapple, diced red pepper, sliced almonds, and sliced green onions. Stir to mix.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, rice wine vinegar, garlic-infused olive oil, and (optional) Dijon mustard. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing on to the chicken mixture and stir until everything is mixed and the chicken is well-coated.
  4. Serve immediately on toasted low FODMAP bread or lettuce leaves. Or chill in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours before serving. 

Storage: I recommend eating this salad the same day as preparation. However, you can refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for use within 1-2 days. Freezing is not recommended. 


Low FODMAP Bread: White wheat bread, sourdough (white and whole wheat), and gluten-free (white and multigrain) bread have varying low FODMAP serving sizes. Refer to the Monash University FODMAP app for specific serving size information for your favorite type of bread. 

Mayonnaise: Generic regular and low-fat mayonnaise have been laboratory-tested by Monash University and are considered to be low FODMAP. Individual products can vary, and may, occasionally, contain high FODMAP ingredients like onion or garlic. Double-check ingredients before purchasing. 

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: leftover chicken, sandwich,