Pecan Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes


Use a rotisserie chicken from the grocery, or make your own roasted chicken, for this recipe. The fruit brings a slightly sweet taste, and the celery and pecans give great texture. This chicken salad is right at home on a croissant for lunch, or on a bed of lettuce with a side of cantaloupe for brunch.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups chopped cold rotisserie or roasted chicken

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • 1 Fuji apple - washed, cored, and chopped

  • 1 cup red grapes, halved

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons Thousand Island dressing

  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion, or to taste

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder

  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine chicken, celery, apple, grapes, and pecans in a large bowl.

  2. Combine mayonnaise, Thousand Island Dressing, onion, ginger, curry powder, and dry mustard in a small bowl. Whisk together and pour dressing over salad ingredients. Mix to combine. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook's Note:

Add more mayonnaise for a creamier salad, and adjust seasonings as desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

243 Calories
24g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 223mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 96mg 2%

* 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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