Chicken Salad with Pecan and Cranberries

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

This cranberry pecan chicken salad is perfect for a holiday lunch.

Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 158 kcal
Author Jennifer Pullman


  • 2 large chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 2 stalks of celery diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup low calorie mayonnaise or mayonnaise of your choice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large bowl combine chicken, celery, onion, cranberries, and pecans.
  2. Stir to combine.

  3. Add into chicken salad mayonnaise, salt, and pepper.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Serve on a bed of lettuce or on whole grain bread.

Recipe Notes

Omit the salt if you require a low salt diet. 

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cups)
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 234mg10%
Potassium 180mg5%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 68IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.