Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 743
Fat 59 g
Satfat 8 g
Protein 38 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 135 mg
Sodium 587 mg


2 cups mayonnaise
1 red apple, cored and chopped
1 green apple, cored and chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 store-bought roasted chickens (about 4 lb. total)
2 small bunches watercress, tough stems discarded


In a bowl, stir together mayonnaise, apples, celery, 1/2 cup walnuts, cranberries, parsley, salt and pepper.

Tear chicken into chunks, discarding skin and bones. Stir into apple mixture. (Salad may be KITCHEN TIPS prepared up to 6 hours ahead.)

To serve, line a bowl with watercress or arrange on a platter and top with chicken salad. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup walnuts over chicken.

April 2006
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