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Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing is a wonderful recipe for the holiday season, especially for Thanksgiving or Christmas.   It's a great side dish or light dinner.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 437 kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon honey softened
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • salt to taste

Salad

  • 4 cups chicken breast , cooked, chopped (about 2 chicken breasts)
  • 1 cup pecans , chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 green onions , chopped

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Whisk until well combined. Add salt, to taste.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Add salad dressing and toss to coat. Add salt, to taste.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 437 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 272mg 11%
Potassium 484mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 13g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 3.8%
Vitamin C 3.5%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 6.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.