Creamy Cherry Chicken Salad Recipe Is What You Need Right Now by 30Seconds Food

Creamy Cherry Chicken Salad Recipe Is What You Need Right Now

Why do you need this easy cherry chicken salad recipe? Because it's quick to make, creamy and full of chicken and sweet cherries. Delish! Kind of tastes like spring and summer (aka warmer weather!). This chicken salad recipe is creamy, crunchy and tart from the cherries, which can be fresh or dried if cherries are out of season.

The chicken salad recipe is made with cooked shredded or diced chicken breast, dried cherries, chopped celery, chopped pecans or almonds and mayonnaise. Chopped apple can also be added to add crunch and tartness.

The cherry chicken salad is great inside a croissant or sandwich roll or served on lettuce leaves. It's a perfect lunch or light dinner any day of the week.

Cuisine: American 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 3 cups cooked, shredded or diced chicken breast 
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries (or fresh if in season)
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans or almonds
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup chopped apple (optional)

Here's how to make it:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Stir. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Serve on lettuce leaves or as a sandwich filling. 

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Dried Cherries $4 & Up
Mayonnaise $2 & Up
Pecans $4 & Up
Almonds $3 & Up

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Donna John
I absolutely love chicken salad. One of my favorites has pineapple in it, so I love the idea of using cherries. Yum!
Elisa Schmitz
This. Looks. Amazing. #yum
Totally making this.

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