Baked Nectarine Chicken Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
Folks love the crunchy chow mein noodles on top. I love that I can make it a day in advance and refrigerate until it's time to serve. Serve with hot bread or rolls. —Faye Robinson, Pensacola, Florida
Baked Nectarine Chicken Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 8 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium nectarines, coarsely chopped
  • 8 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cans (3 ounces each) crispy chow mein noodles


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, mix the first 5 ingredients. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, nectarines and onions. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss gently to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with noodles. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 20-25 minutes.
    To Make Ahead: This can be made a day in advance. Before adding noodles, cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Sprinkle with noodles. Bake as directed.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 539 calories, 37g fat (7g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 911mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein.