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Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad

September 27th, 2014 in Salads by
Total cooking time: 1h
Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe

This is a recipe for chicken salad made with crunchy walnuts and celery, dried cranberries and dressed with mayo.

It is pretty easy to do. All you need to do is to boil and dice chicken, slice celery and add rest of ingredients together.

This salad can be served as it is or on a bed of lettuce leaves as a salad entree. It also can be wrapped in a tortilla or served in a bread sandwich.

Ingredients:


How to prepare, step-by-step:

  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 1
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 1
  2. Cook chicken meat first. For that: fill cooking pot with water, salt to taste and bring to boil, then add chicken in and cook for 15 mins; turn heat off and let chicken to cool down to room temperature while in the water; then take it out:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 2
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 2
  3. Dice chicken meat and move it to mixing bowl:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 3
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 3
  4. Add dried cranberries:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 4
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 4
  5. Slice celery stalks thin, add them to the bowl:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 5
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 5
  6. Add walnuts, if walnut pieces you use are big, you may want to chop them smaller before that:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 6
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 6
  7. Season salad with salt and ground black pepper to taste and mix:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 7
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 7
  8. Dress with mayo:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 8
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 8
  9. Mix again, set aside to settle for about 30 mins:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 9
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 9
  10. Then serve. It works great as a dish on its own, side or salad:
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 10
    Walnut Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe: Step 10
Enjoy!

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