Creamy, crunchy, and full of flavor. This Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad is so simple to make and tastes amazing.
I love chicken salad. It's easy to make and makes the perfect lunch. I like to make a large batch and stick it in the fridge for lunch for the next few days. I usually add it to bread for a sandwich or on the top of a salad. This Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad is one of my favorites. It's creamy yet has a great crunch to it. If you want some more simple chicken recipes to make sure to check out some of my other favorites next.
How to make Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad:
The hardest part of making a Chicken Salad is cooking the chicken! That is why I LOVE to use a rotisserie chicken for this recipe! Buy a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store, and then just clean the chicken from the skin and bones, and then shred it! If you don't want to use that go ahead and bake or boil some chicken. Make sure it is easy to shred though!
- Rotisserie Chicken (Cooked or boiled chicken will work as well), shredded
- Sour Cream
- Dill (dry)
- Celery (chopped)
- Dried Cranberries
- Walnuts (chopped)
Step Two: Add remaining ingredients to the chicken and mix until well combined. The crunch of the celery and walnuts with the sweetness of the cranberries will really pack a great flavor into a traditional chicken salad!
Step Three: Serve chilled on bread or salad. I love a nice wheat or multi-grain bread. It also will go nicely on top of a salad for anyone who is a little more carb conscious!
Here are a few of my other favorite salads for lunch. I think you will love them also:
Grape Pecan Chicken Salad: Another chicken salad recipe that I think you will love. It's just as simple to make and full of flavor.
Broccoli Salad: This salad recipe was my husband's favorite! As soon as we finished it he wanted to know when we would be making more.
Italian Pasta Salad: Love Italian subs?? This is the salad for you! It's a must-try.
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Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad
- 3 cups Rotisserie chicken
- ¾ cup Mayonnaise
- ¼ cup Sour cream
- ¼ teaspoon Dill (dry)
- Salt and pepper (to taste)
- ½ cup Celery (chopped)
- ⅓ cup Dried cranberries
- ⅓ cup Walnuts (chopped)
- Mix together chicken, mayonnaise, and sour cream in a mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients to the chicken and mix until well combined.
- Serve chilled on bread or salad.