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Apple Cranberry Chicken Salad

Quick and easy lunch recipe Apple Cranberry Chicken salad is a no mayo chicken salad with greek yogurt. This high protein recipe makes a great no heat meal prep lunch!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 350kcal
Author Lauren


  • 4 cups cooked chicken about 3 breasts
  • 2 celery stalks chopped small
  • 2 medium apples cored, peeled and chopped
  • cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup pecans toasted
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely minced
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice (about 1 ½ small lemons)
  • 2 tsp. dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • COMBINE THE SALAD INGREDIENTS: In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, apples, cranberries and pecans. Toss to evenly distribute the ingredients.
  • MAKE THE DRESSING: In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, lemon juice, mustard, slat and pepper.
  • COMBINE EVERYTHING: Pour the dressing over the chicken mixture. Stir to coat the chicken completely.
  • Chicken salad can be served immediately, but is best if chilled for at least an hour and up to 5 days.


Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 59g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 440mg | Potassium: 731mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 11mg