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Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans

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.

All You AUGUST 2010

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$3.30


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 443
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 38g
  • Carbohydrate: 31g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 100mg
  • Sodium: 400mg

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