Festive Creamy Apple Chicken Salad Recipe With Cranberries & Cashews by 30Seconds Food

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Festive Creamy Apple Chicken Salad Recipe With Cranberries & Cashews

With tender chicken, crunchy cashews and tart cranberries, this easy chicken salad recipe has a festive factor about it. This creamy apple chicken salad would be perfect at any holiday gathering, or for lunch or dinner any time. Tender pieces of chicken are mixed with sweet apples, tart cranberries, crunch cashews and celery, and creamy mayo and Dijon mustard. Sounds delicious, right?

Serve this easy chicken salad recipe with crackers, over lettuce leaves, in endive leaves for a fun appetizer or as a sandwich filling. Store the leftovers in an airtight container for up to four days. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6


  • 3 - 4 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries (you could use dried cherries)
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 2 - 3 ribs celery, chopped
  • 3/4 - 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix well. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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Mayonnaise $3 & Up
Dijon Mustard $2 & Up
Cashews $5 & Up
Dried Cherries $5 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
What an absolutely delicious salad recipe. I love it! #yum
What a tasty chicken salad, and simple to make...
Thatโ€™s a kickass chicken salad recipe! ๐Ÿ˜‹

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