Simply The Best Chicken Waldorf Salad


This is an easy and delicious recipe, sure to be a favorite for any occasion. The recipe is for 3 to 4 servings (double the ingredients if you want to serve more people). Enjoy.

close up view of Chicken Waldorf Salad on top of lettuce on a plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 2 cooked rotisserie chicken breasts, cubed

  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved

  • ½ cup dried cranberries

  • ½ Granny Smith apple, cored and cubed

  • ¼ cup chopped red onion

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Spread chopped walnuts onto a baking sheet.

  3. Roast walnuts in the preheated oven until they are fragrant and browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove and let cool.

  4. Lightly toss chicken with grape halves, cranberries, apple, walnuts, and onion in a salad bowl. Whisk mayonnaise, vanilla yogurt, and lemon juice in a separate bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss again to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

476 Calories
34g Fat
30g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 476
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 357mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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