Chicken Salad Balsamic

Chicken Salad Balsamic


"The contrasting flavors of sweet apple, crunchy walnuts, savory chicken and tangy balsamic vinaigrette meld beautifully in this simple to prepare chicken salad."


15 m servings 335 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 335 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 58 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, toss together the chicken, apple, celery, onion and walnuts.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and oil and pour over the salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix well. Let rest 10 to 15 minutes, mix again and chill.
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  1. 97 Ratings


A winner in my house! Of course, I altered a bit (I adapted it for 2 people)... 1. I used 1 grilled chicken breast from the prepared foods section of the grocery store 2. Diced red onion inste...

This is really delicious! I left out the celery and used 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion instead of the green. I also switched measurments and used 3 Tbs olive oil, and 5 Tbs balsamic vinegar. ...

I liked this one, but a bit oily. If I make it again, I would add equal parts of the vinegar and oil.

Great Salad... I have been making this for a long time. Mine is slightly different. I omit celery but i add dried cranberries and use a green apple. Also I add a clove of garlic as well as ho...

Thanks for the recipe. Everyone that tried the chicken salad loved it. The only thing I changed was not using walnuts in the recipe. Someone I know has an allergy to nuts. I am definitely ma...

I loved this recipe. I added 1 tablespoon of honey and it tasted great.

A great alternative to chicken salad made with mayonnaise. We had cooked chicken in the frige and while I was out my husband made this; it's that easy! He used a little regular onion since we ...

This truly is the best Chicken Salad I have ever tasted and so easy to make.

This recipe is AWESOME! I used red onions instead of green and left out the celery and cheated by using a balsamic vinagrette dressing, and it turned out delish! This will be a staple in my re...