This Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad is an easy, healthy and flavorful recipe. Great for lunch, dinner or meal planning.
Chicken Salad with Pecans and Dried Cranberries
Chicken Salad is one of my favorite meals to keep in my refrigerator. You can flavor it in so many ways, make it ahead and eat it in different ways. Chicken salad is a lifesaver for busy days.
This chicken salad starts fairly traditional then gets an update with cranberries and pecans. The dried cranberries bring a tart sweetness while the pecans add some crunch.
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Ingredients Needed For Pecan Cranberry Chicken Salad (screenshot for grocery list)
- Brown Mustard
- Dried Cranberries
How Do You Make Easy Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Pecans
- Prepare chicken if necessary (see below). For a short cut I use store bought cooked chicken.
- Combined all ingredients in large bowl then mix. Adjust the amount of mayo to your preferences.
- Serve over rice, salad, on a sandwich, in a wrap or alone.
How Do You Cook Chicken For Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken, Oven Baked Chicken, Air Fryer Chicken Breast, Poached Chicken, Roast Chicken, Pressure Cooker Chicken or even a store bought rotisserie chicken. I buy the pre-cooked, pre-pulled rotisserie chicken from Costco.
How Should You Serve Chicken Salad
In wraps, sandwiches, over rice or on a green salad. Chicken salad is also great as a snack with crackers.
Looking for more chicken salad recipes? Check out this post with 40 of the Best Chicken Salad Recipes.
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Nutrition Information Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 311Total Fat 23gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 58mgSodium 301mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 2gSugar 7gProtein 18g
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