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!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min


  • 2 can(s)
    chunk white chicken(9-10oz.ea.)
  • 1
    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

How to Make Cran-Apple Chicken Salad


  1. 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cran-Apple Chicken Salad

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Chicken Dinner Recipes To Try This Week

Chicken Dinner Recipes to Try This Week

Kitchen Crew

One of my favorite things to make during the week is chicken. I always have some handy in the freezer so I don't have to run to the store when...

How To Make Compound Butter

How to Make Compound Butter

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Compound butter sounds extremely fancy and hard to make. In reality, it is extremely simple to prepare and will enhance any meal. They are made by mixing softened butter with...

20 Recipes For A Flavorful Sunday Supper

20 Recipes for a Flavorful Sunday Supper

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether you're feeding your family or having a group of friends over for a casual dinner, there's nothing better than gathering around the table for a flavorful Sunday supper. You...