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chicken salad with grapes on a croissant.

Chicken Salad with Grapes and Cashews

Published by Kate
This easy-to-make chicken salad is packed with grapes, cashews, and celery for lots of crunch!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 219 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups cooked and chopped chicken breast
  • 3 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 cups green grapes, halved
  • ¾ cup unsalted cashews, chopped
  • cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • To serve: croissants, green leaf lettuce

Instructions
 

  • Place the chicken, celery, grapes, cashews, curry powder, and salt in a large bowl. Toss to combine. Stir in the mayonnaise.
  • Cut croissants in half lengthwise. Place a leaf of green leaf lettuce on the bottom of each croissant half and top with chicken salad. Place the remaining croissant half on top. Serve immediately.

Notes

You can use either pre-cooked chicken from the store (such as rotisserie chicken) or cook chicken breasts from raw
You can make the salad up to 8 hours in advance of serving it. 
Do not freeze the salad—the mayonnaise with separate.
Use roasted cashews if you can find them! If you use salted cashews, reduce the salt to one-half teaspoon and taste the salad for seasoning, adding more as needed. You can also substitute chopped almonds, pecans, or walnuts.

Nutrition

Calories: 219kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 11gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 598mgPotassium: 306mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 68IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken salad
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