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Fruit and Chicken Salad

Fruit and Chicken Salad is a light salad that is great for spring and summer. With grapes and apples, it a bit sweet and a whole lot of goodness.
 
This is one of those great throw it together salads. It’s great for gatherings. It’s great for lunches. It’s just great.
 
How long is Chicken Salad good?

It is good for 3-5 days. I like to make it on Sunday and have it for lunch all week.

When I first made this salad for my grandma (the one that made the potato salad), she told me that sounded terrible and she didn’t want any.  I made her try it and she loved it.  She was just an old dog who wanted nothing to do with new tricks.  I would recommend trying this new trick and so would she.

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Yield: 6 servings

Fruit and Chicken Salad

Fruit and Chicken Salad

Chicken and Fruit Salad is a light salad that is great for spring and summer. With grapes and apples, it a bit sweet and a whole lot of goodness.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 Red apple, cubed
  • 1/2 Green apple, cubed
  • 5 small chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
  • 1/2 bunch of red or green grapes, halved
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley, optional
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup celery
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix mayo & vinegar. 
  2. Mix remaining ingredients in a large bowl. 
  3. Pour mayo mixture over salad and stir.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  5. Enjoy

Notes

Sometimes I will use smoked chicken or a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store to save time.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 468Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 27gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 363mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 32g
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megan {homemade ginger}

Thursday 20th of June 2013

yum! looks so good! chicken salad is one of my favorites! www.homemadeginger.com

Kasey Norton

Wednesday 19th of June 2013

This sounds delicious! I am intrigued that you played chef for a friend and their company! What a neat and helpful idea! Thanks for linking up with me again last week at Walking Redeemed!

sew sweet vintage

Tuesday 18th of June 2013

I LOVE chicken salad and fruit in my salads!!! Pinned to try your recipe. Found your post at OUR HOME party:) Stop by http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2013/06/handkerchief-party-bunting.html

Maria Elena

Tuesday 18th of June 2013

What a wonderful recipe! It looks delicious! I have a new weekly link party which is live now and I would love if you stop by and link up this wonderful post! Hope to see you there! http://mariaelenasdecor.blogspot.com/ Hugs, Maria

Susan Zentmyer

Wednesday 12th of June 2013

Oh - this looks delicious! I'd love for you to bring this to Tuesday's Table - http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2013/06/tuesdays-table-for-june-11-2013-and.html

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