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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
Keyword chicken salad, pecan salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 437kcal
Author Julia



  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoon honey softened
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • salt to taste


  • 4 cups chicken breast , cooked, chopped (about 2 chicken breasts)
  • 1 cup pecans , chopped
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 4 green onions , chopped


  • In a medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Whisk until well combined. Add salt, to taste.
  • In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Add salad dressing and toss to coat. Add salt, to taste.


Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 484mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.2mg