Chicken Salad with Toasted Almonds


This unusual and refreshing chicken salad is perked up by the addition of toasted almonds, tangy pineapple, crunchy water chestnuts and sweet grapes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
6 servings


  • 4 cups cubed, cooked chicken

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 cup creamy salad dressing, e.g. Miracle Whip ™

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup pineapple tidbits, drained

  • 1 cup halved green grapes

  • 1 cup blanched slivered almonds, toasted

  • ½ cup chopped water chestnuts

  • ¼ cup shredded lettuce


  1. In a large bowl, toss the chicken with the lemon juice. Cover and chill for 2 hours.

  2. Mix the salad dressing, salt, pineapple, grapes, almonds, water chestnuts and lettuce into the chicken until evenly combined. Chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

484 Calories
32g Fat
22g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 484
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 788mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 390mg 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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