Chicken Cranberry Pecan Salad Recipe

cranberry chicken salad

Chicken Cranberry Pecan Salad Recipe

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time



2 people

This delicious, diabetic-friendly Chicken Cranberry Pecan Salad recipe combines fresh apples, dried cranberries, and chopped pecans with a light coating into one amazing side dish, appetizer or a healthy dessert that everyone will love!


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This recipe is courtesy of Holly Clegg‘s Eating Well To Fight Arthritis cookbook, from the Anti-Inflammatory chapter.


  • 1 cup cooked skinless chicken breast chunks
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup chopped green apple
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons Greek nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1 In a large bowl, combine chicken, pecans, apple, cranberries, and onion.
  • 2 In a small bowl, mix together yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar, and thyme. Toss with chicken mixture. Season to taste. Refrigerate at least an hour, time permitted.


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