Waldorf Chicken Salad

Posted: August 30

Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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On a search for the best chicken salad recipe? This Waldorf Chicken Salad will be the final destination on your journey! It contains tender chicken breast, crunchy celery, crisp apple, juicy grapes, nutty pecans, creamy mayo and sour cream, and zingy lemon juice. All of these ingredients come together to create a delightful flavor and texture experience. Waldorf Chicken Salad has nothing to envy from any chicken salad you can get at a café — it’s sure to become a lunch staple in your home!


• 2 whole chicken breasts, boneless and skinless • salt, to taste • pepper, to taste • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced • 1 whole apple, chopped • 3/4 cup grapes, halved • 3/4 cup pecans, roughly chopped, soaked, and dehydrated • 3/4 cup mayonnaise • 1/4 cup sour cream • 1/4 lemon, optional, juiced


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2

Place the chicken on a baking sheet, and season them generously with the salt and pepper.

Step 3

Bake the chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 23–25 minutes.

Step 4

Allow the chicken to cool completely before slicing it into bite-sized pieces.

Step 5

Place the chicken, celery, apple, grapes, pecans, mayonnaise, and sour cream in a large bowl, mixing until well combined.

Step 6

Taste and add salt, pepper, and lemon juice if needed.

Step 7

Serve immediately.

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