Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans

Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans Recipe
Photo: Ben Fink; Styling: Andrea Steinberg
Use both mayonnaise and sour cream to add creaminess to this classic chicken salad, which features grapes, pecans, and chopped celery for a nice mixture of sweet-and-salty crunch.


Serves 8

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Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 443
Fat 19 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 38 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 400 mg


6 cups chopped cooked chicken
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 cup light sour cream
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 cups chopped celery
2 tablespoons poppy seeds
2 cups red seedless grapes, sliced lengthwise
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 cup pecans
Whole-grain crackers, optional


In a large bowl, combine chicken, Dijon mustard, sour cream, mayonnaise, fresh lemon juice, celery, poppy seeds and grapes. Stir well and season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Just before serving, fold in pecans. Enjoy with whole-grain crackers, if desired.