Pineapple Chicken Salad


When I serve this chicken salad, people ask for the recipe. It's different and very very good.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained

  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard

  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken

  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery

  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ¼ cup sliced pitted ripe olives

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

  • 6 leaves lettuce

  • 1 cup croutons (Optional)


  1. Combine drained pineapple and mandarin oranges in a bowl; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.

  2. Stir mayonnaise and mustard together in a bowl; add chicken, celery, mushrooms, green bell pepper, olives, and onion. Stir mixture until evenly mixed. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 8 hours to over night.

  3. Stir pineapple and oranges into the chicken mixture to coat. Spoon into lettuce leaves and top with croutons to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

328 Calories
19g Fat
26g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 328
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 252mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 33mg 163%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 355mg 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.