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Chicken Salad with Grapes Recipe – Pecans, Almonds, Walnuts (All Variations)

Chicken Salad with Grapes – This healthy chicken salad recipe is a great meal prep that can be made in just 10 minutes of prep time consist of roasted nuts that can be served on lettuce wraps or bread for a perfect sandwich.

chicken salad with grapes

Tips and Tricks

  • Always use leftover roasted chicken or store-bought rotisserie chicken for easy preparation on busy days to enjoy your dinner.
  • You can also grill chicken breasts yourself, but allow them to cool completely before you start the assembly.
  • Always try to shred the chicken breasts when the meat is warm, you can use two forks, mixer or your hands.

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Chicken Salad Variations

  • In this recipe, we are adding scallion but you can replace that with finely chopped sweet onion, red onion, or yellow onion.
  • Add 1/3 cup of chopped toasted nuts such as pecans or almonds to the salad.
  • Add fresh herbs or finely chopped kale for a summery flavor. Try basil, tarragon, chives or Italian flat-leaf parsley.
  • Add 1/2 cup of diced apple, 1/4 cup dried cranberries, 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts along with the grapes to make it a Waldorf-style salad.

chicken salad recipe with grapes

Fruit & Nuts Variations

  • You can use add both Pineapple and Grapes for extra sweet and a juicy tangy flavor. More or less you can any fruits like apple.
  • For the nuts, you can pretty add anything you like or have any handy. Add walnuts to make it a chicken salad with grapes and walnuts or pecans for an extra crunch and name it a chicken salad with grapes and pecans and same if you add almonds or cashews.
  • Instead of mayonnaise-based dressing use greek yogurt, this will change your tongue taste.
  • You can also add shredded carrots, sesame seeds, sliced and quartered zucchini.

chicken salad sandwich with grapes

Can I store Leftovers?

Yes of course! As long as it is tightly covered you can store in the fridge for 3 days or up to a week. I have noticed that the grapes will start to lose their plumpness but don’t worry all you have to do is add some fresh, toasted walnut, cashews, almonds, pecans, and some salt and pepper.

How to Serve this Chicken Salad With Grapes?

I like to have it with croissant but there are other options like stuff and slice in half for a simple wrap or serve it over Bibb lettuce cups.

chicken salad with grapes recipe

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Chicken Salad with Grapes

chicken salad with grapes

This healthy recipe of chicken salad with Grapes is a great meal prep that can be made in just 10 minutes of prep time consist of roasted nuts that can be served on lettuce wraps or bread for a perfect sandwich.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes


  • 5 cups chopped rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup halved red seedless grapes
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions (about 2 scallions), divided
  • 1/2 cup diced celery (from 2 stalks)
  • 1 head butter lettuce


  1. In a large bowl add mayonnaise, Dijon, lemon juice, pepper and stir all together until combined.
  2. Add more mayonnaise if you'd like a wetter consistency.
  3. Add chicken, grapes, celery, and 3 tablespoons of the scallions, and toss to combine.
  4. Serve on top of a green salad, butter lettuce leaves, sandwiches with toasted bread, top with remaining scallions.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 489Total Fat 37gSaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 113mgSodium 365mgCarbohydrates 7gSugar 5gProtein 36g

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