Deb's Cranchick Salad

Deb's Cranchick Salad

33 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    6 h 40 m
Debra Parris
Recipe by  Debra Parris

“A wonderful summer treat for any setting...I was tired of regular chicken salad and became creative....”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped chicken and cook until chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the celery, walnuts, cranberries, onion, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and pepper and lemon juice. Add cooled chicken, and stir until well combined. Cover and chill about 6 hours and serve on top of spinach leaves, if desired.

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So Cal Gal
14

So Cal Gal

Yummy! I made a double recipe for a potluck and the group *raved* about it! It was definatey a popular choice for the attendees. I doubled the recipe and followed it almost exactly except I baked the chicken in foil packets with a little oil and some celery. I also reduced the amount of balsamic vinegar to 2 Tbsp. (for 3 1/2 pounds of chicken) and I didn't have any cranberries so I used 1/2 an apple. I know, I know, it's not really Cranchick salad without the cranberries but it was SO GOOD the way I made it. I'll definately make it again.

SILVERISNOW
12

SILVERISNOW

I wish I could give this 10 stars! I followed the recipe exactly except I prebaked the chicken in the oven (375 for 35mins). I used light mayo. Next time I'll cut down on the mayo just a little, maybe 3/4 cup. That's just my preference. This was an awesome lunch! So pretty. A great way to get some spinach too! I had mine with quite a bit of spinach to "cut" the mayo a bit. EDIT: Two years later, I still make this and get requests for the recipe ALL the time. Try it!

CBEARE
8

CBEARE

I've gotten more compliments and requests for this recipe than any thing else that I've made for a party!!!! Thanks! Cindy

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 767 cal
  • 38%
  • Fat
  • 63.9 g
  • 98%
  • Carbs
  • 22.3 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium
  • 419 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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