Show Subscription Form




Creamy Chicken Salad Recipe
Creamy Chicken Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Creamy Chicken Salad Recipe

Read Reviews (5)
4.91 5
Publisher Photo
I modified the original recipe for this chicken salad to make it healthier. The ingredients are so flavorful that my changes didn't take away from the taste. This refreshing salad never lasts long at our house. Even if I double the recipe, my husband asks, "Why didn't you make more?" -Kristi Abernathy, Lewistown, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup cooked small ring pasta
  • 1 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving equals 261 calories, 13 g fat (0 saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 meat, 1/2 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, pasta, grapes, oranges, celery, almonds and onion.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, whipped topping and salt. Add to the chicken mixture; stir to coat. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Chicken Salad in Quick Cooking May/June 2000, p29

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving equals 261 calories, 13 g fat (0 saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 meat, 1/2 fruit.

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Creamy Chicken Salad(5)

AVERAGE RATING
   (11)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (10)
4 Star
 (1)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

My family loved it! Especially good on a hot summer day! :-)

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2012

The salad is awesome! I made it for my friend's birthday potbless and everyone from young to old loved it and finished everything! Even my fussy hubby loved it...however it's more a pasta salad than a chicken salad though. But however, BRAVO! Great recipe!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2011

Love, love, love it

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 31, 2010

This is one of our favorites. I have been making it since I first saw it in your magazine. It is so cool on a hot day.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 7, 2010

We have been making this for years. I first got the recipe out of taste of home. Lost it and was thrilled to find it again. This is a wonderful salad. Thanks taste of home.

Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT