Simple to make and the perfect lunch. This Grape Pecan Chicken Salad has a secret ingredient that makes it the BEST chicken salad, ever!
This Grape Pecan Chicken Salad is one of my favorite lunch recipes. I made this again this week to take with us to the pool. We had it on sandwiches and it tasted great. The next day I served the leftovers with crackers for dipping.
How to make Grape Pecan Chicken Salad:
This recipe is pretty easy, all you need to do it mix all ingredients together until well combined. Add more seasoning to taste. Serve on bread, on a wrap, or with crackers.
How to make the BEST Chicken Salad:
I've tried dozens of chicken salad recipes. For me the key to making the best chicken salad is the whipped cream cheese. You want to make sure not to use a block, it will not mix in well.
Whipped cream cheese is light and fluffy and gives the chicken salad an amazing taste.
Refrigerator: If you have leftover can keep this in the fridge in an airtight container for 3-5 days. If you are making this to eat later I suggest keeping the grapes on the side until you are ready to serve.
Freezer: I find that my chicken salad does not freeze well but you can prepare chicken and freeze it. Then once you thaw you can simply mix in the rest of the ingredients and serve.
Chicken Salad Recipes:
Here are even more recipes that I think you will love.
Apple Pecan Chicken Salad: Apple Pecan Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad makes for a quick lunch you can make ahead of time and eat all week!
Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad: Creamy, crunchy, and full of flavor. This Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad is so simple to make and taste amazing.
Chicken Caesar Salad: One of my favorite salads. Tossed with lettuce, chicken, pasta, and Caesar dressing.
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Grape Pecan Chicken Salad
- 4 cups Chicken (cooked and shredded)
- 3 ribs Celery (diced)
- ½ cup Pecans (chopped)
- 1 cup Grapes (sliced)
- 1 cup Mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons Whipped cream cheese
- ⅛ teaspoon Salt
- ⅛ teaspoon Pepper
- ⅛ teaspoon Garlic powder
- Mix all ingredients together until well combined. Add more seasoning to taste. Serve on bread, on a wrap, or with crackers.