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chicken salad with grapes on a roll with apple slices on a white plate and grapes

Grape & Pecan Chicken Salad Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: entree
  • Method: none
  • Cuisine: American


This delicious Chicken Salad with chicken, mayonnaise, grapes, and pecans can be assembled in just minutes and chilled ahead of time for a delicious summer lunch or picnic!


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  • 2 cups shredded chicken (about two cooked chicken breasts)
  • 2/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon original Mrs. Dash seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup quartered black or red grapes
  • 1/3 cup pecan chips (in baking aisle)


  • In a medium bowl combine chicken, mayonnaise, and seasonings.
  • Add grapes and pecans.
  • Chill for at least 1-2 hours before serving for ideal flavor.


  • Experiment with switching out the grapes for raisins, chopped apple, or even blueberries.
  • The pecans can be substituted with other nuts such as cashews, walnuts, or almonds.
  • Use canned chicken or rotisserie chicken if you do not have time to cook and shred the chicken yourself.

Keywords: chicken salad

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