Luncheon Chicken Salad Recipe
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Luncheon Chicken Salad Recipe

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This refreshing medley of fruit and chicken is just right for a special spring brunch or luncheon. "The colorful combo is a great change of pace from the usual salad," writes Angie Dierikx of Andalusia, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 7-1/2 teaspoons brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 358 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 262mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein


  1. In a large bowl, gently combine the chicken, pineapple, oranges, celery, onions and green pepper. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Luncheon Chicken Salad in Quick Cooking March/April 2005, p48

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

"I quadrupled this recipe and made it for my dad's 90th birthday party lunch celebration. It was easy to make ahead and assemble at serving time. Compliments abounded!"

Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"I followed the recipe exactly except I added a chopped apple to it. Great served on lettuce, even my toddler ate it!"

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2011

"I have made this salad many times. It is one of my families favorites!"

Reviewed Sep. 26, 2010

"What is the correct amount of mustard?"

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2008

"Re: I buy rotissarie chicken whole, bone the meat and save the meat for chicken salad recipes. Saves a lot of time.


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