Cranberry Chicken Salad on Apple Slices

Description: This Cranberry Chicken Salad on Apple Slices is a delightful and healthy twist on the classic chicken salad. The combination of tender chicken, tart cranberries, and crunchy apples creates a burst of flavors and textures in every bite. This recipe is perfect for a light lunch, snack, or as an appetizer for gatherings.


For the Chicken Salad:

  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For Serving:

  • 2-3 large apples, sliced into thin rounds
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Prepare the Chicken Salad:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, dried cranberries, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, chopped celery, and green onions.
    • Mix until well combined.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Assemble the Cranberry Chicken Salad on Apple Slices:
    • Take a sliced apple round and spoon a generous amount of the chicken salad onto the center.
    • Gently spread the chicken salad evenly over the apple slice.
  3. Garnish:
    • Optionally, garnish with fresh parsley for a burst of color and added flavor.
  4. Serve:
    • Arrange the assembled Cranberry Chicken Salad on Apple Slices on a serving platter.

Nutrition Facts:

Note: Nutrition facts are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients used.

  • Serving Size: 1 Apple Slice with Chicken Salad
  • Calories: 150
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 8g
  • Protein: 10g

These nutrition facts are based on a general estimation and can vary based on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used. Adjustments may be needed based on personal dietary preferences.