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Pecan chicken salad

Pecan Chicken Salad

Posted by: Ari Laing

If you've been searching for the absolute best chicken salad recipe, look no further than pecan chicken salad! It's loaded with sweet, juicy grapes, crunchy pecans, poppy seeds, and lots of fresh herbs. The dressing is made from a mix of Greek yogurt and mayonnaise, making it a healthier twist on the classic. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make this quickly and no-cook. You'll serve this at every summer cookout or barbecue!

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Pecan Chicken Salad

Pecan chicken salad is loaded with sweet, juicy grapes, crunchy pecans, poppy seeds, and lots of fresh herbs. The dressing is made from a mix of Greek yogurt and mayonnaise, making it a healthier twist on the classic. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to make this quickly and no-cook. It's the absolute BEST chicken salad, and you'll serve it at every summer cookout and barbecue!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana bread with greek yogurt, chicken salad, picnic, summer picnic
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 337kcal
Author: Ari Laing

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp chives thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp Kosher salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 rotisserie chicken white meat only, pulled (about 2 cups), skin removed
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes sliced in half
  • ½ cup pecans roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds

Instructions

  • Make the dressing. Combine FAGE Total Plain Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, tarragon, chives, Kosher salt, and black pepper in a large mixing bowl, then whisk to combine.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Add chicken, grapes, pecans, and poppy seeds, then stir until evenly mixed. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Serving suggestions: on a salad, in a wrap or sandwich, with crackers!

Nutrition

Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 688mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 123IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg
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