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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. This simple chicken recipe is perfect for entertaining or for those busy weekday lunches. 

Recipe by MyRecipes August 2010


Credit: Ben Fink; Styling: Andrea Steinberg

Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
Serves 8


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.


Chef's Notes

Serve on a croissant, whole grain bread sandwich, or even naan for a more filling meal. Add jalapeños, honey, or cheese for a little extra flavor. This is one of the easiest dishes for entertaining ever, and it never disappoints.

Nutrition Facts

443 calories; fat 19g; saturated fat 3g; protein 38g; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 100mg; sodium 400mg.