Chicken salad

Kim’s Chicken Salad

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 11 ingredients

This recipe is ideal if you already have leftover roasted or poached chicken on hand. In this Waldorf-style salad, walnuts, grapes, and apples give a sweet crunch to the chicken. Eat it on a...


  • 2-pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • ¾ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 heaping cups red grapes, washed and cut in half
  • 1 apple, diced
  • Salt and pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Nutrition Facts


536 cals


34 g

Saturated Fat

5 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

17 g

Monounsaturated Fat

9 g


20 g


15 g


3 g


39 g


707 mg


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Let the chicken cool at room temperature then chill, covered, in the refrigerator until ready to use. Once cold, cut into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in one layer in a baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and a drizzling of olive oil. Add ½ cup of water, cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes or until cooked through.

Chef Tips

Buy pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the supermarket if in a hurry.

Sub the chopped walnuts with toasted pumpkin seeds, if preferred.

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