Fruity - Nutty Chicken salad...

Gordon Savell


Every time someone new tries it, I have a new fan. My sister and I made it at mom and dad's 50th. It was a real hit.

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My husband is a real fan of chicken salad so I often look to him as quite the authority on the matter... and he simply loves this recipe! I chop the apples into very small pieces and really like the way it turns out.

Note: If you don’t have a pressure cooker, just roast your chicken in the oven at 325 for 30 minutes.

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★★★★★ 10 votes

Maybe 6 - 8
40 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 5 large
    boneless, skinless chicken breast.
  • 1 bunch
    seedless grapes
  • 2 large
    red "d" apples
  • 1 jar(s)
  • 1 pkg
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 pkg
    chopped pecans

How to Make Fruity - Nutty Chicken salad...


  1. Well I use a pressure cooker but you can boil chicken breast.
  2. Place 5 breast in pressure cooker season ( I use seasoning salt, Garlic powder, Pepper and Emeral's bam stuff) Then add water to cover +1-2" and cook for 20 - 25 mins.
  3. In a big bigger! Shred chicken breast (Remove all fat as you go)
  4. Add grapes I usually cut mine in 4-6 pieces...nice little chunks.
  5. Add a good covering of walnuts and pecans.
  6. Add the Red "D" apples...I cut mine into maybe 1/2" chunks. I peel mine but you may like the skin...
  7. Add a good coating of Mayo...salt and pepper to taste. Mix well so you get a little of everything in every bite.
  8. I like mine on regular old saltine crackers but I am sure it would be good on toast as well. It is even good by itself.

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About Fruity - Nutty Chicken salad...

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #picnic

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