Cran-Apple Chicken Salad

cindy sandberg


This is a combination I tried on a whim and it really paid off! Don't let the idea of stirring cranberry sauce into chicken salad scare's a really delicious combination. And when you add apples and nuts to the mix...yum!

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10 Min


2 can(s)
chunk white chicken(9-10oz.ea.)
small apple, diced
1/2 c
celery, sliced or diced
1/2 c
walnts, pecans or almonds, chopped
1/2 c
mayo(i use the olive oil based mayo)-more or less, to taste
1/4 c
canned cranberry sauce(i have also used cherry all fruit jam-delish!)
salt/pepper to taste
romaine lettuce leaves for serving

Directions Step-By-Step

Drain chicken. Add apple, celery and nuts and gently stir. In a small bowl, whisk the mayo and the cranberry sauce. Add to chicken and stir to combine. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve on lettuce leaves, or sandwiches.

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