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Cranberry Chicken Salad-Salad with chicken recipes

Cranberry Chicken Salad-Salad with chicken recipes

  • Author: Sanchita Dey
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Cranberry Chicken Salad-Salad with chicken recipes are easily made, creamy, filling, and tasty cranberry chicken salad has a nice crunch from pecans and a tangy taste from dried cranberries. It takes under 10 minutes to prepare with simple ingredients.


  • 2 cups – cooked shredded or chopped chicken
  • 1/2 cup – dried cranberries
  • 1 – celery stalk (chopped) optional
  • 1/2 – onion (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup – Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1/2cup – mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp – dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp – lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup – chopped toasted pecans or nuts of your choice


  1. Add two cups of cooked, shredded chicken and one cup dried cranberries to a large bowl along with a chopped celery stalk (optional), sliced onion, and chopped coriander or parsley leaves.
  2. Combine 1 cup of mayonnaise with 1 tbsp of lemon juice, 1 tsp dijon mustard, and salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Over the salad, drizzle the dressing and toss well to combine.
  4. It is better to refrigerate the salad for a few hours before serving. Together, they will create a harmonious taste. Before serving, garnish the salad with chopped toasted pecans or nuts of your choice. Mix well.
  5. Now add dried cranberry and mix well.
  6. Transfer the salad to a serving bowl and enjoy.



  • Before serving, make sure to refrigerate the salad for 30 minutes. Then you’ll get the best taste.
  • Chicken can be refrigerated in an air-tight container for 2-3 days after cooking.
  • You can also replace mayonnaise with greek yogurt for a healthy twist. Your salad will be creamier with it.
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: Continental


  • Serving Size: 4 people
  • Calories: 410Kcal
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 62mg

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