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Fruity Chicken Salad for Two

This quick and easy dish features a nice combination of flavors, textures and colors. The recipe is adequate for two, but if you'd like to serve it as a luncheon entree, simply double or triple the ingredients. -Eleanor Loughlin, Southport, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2-3 servings


  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, divided
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped Boston lettuce
  • 1-1/3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 small apple, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • Lettuce leaves


  • Peel avocado; cut in half lengthwise and remove pit. Slice half of the avocado; brush with half of the lemon juice. Chop the remaining avocado; toss with remaining lemon juice.
  • In a large bowl, gently combine the lettuce, chopped avocado, chicken, pineapple, apple, pecans and mayonnaise. Serve on lettuce-lined plates; top with sliced avocado.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 520 calories, 41g fat (6g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 199mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 5g fiber), 21g protein.

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