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Holiday Chicken Salad

Holiday Chicken Salad

Delicious chicken salad with dried cranberries and pistachios with a hint of orange and rosemary
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free
Keyword chicken, chicken salad,, cranberry, pistachio
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 386kcal
Author angela@mealstreetkitchen


  • 2 cups pulled, roasted breast or rotisserie chicken
  • 1/3 cup fine diced celery
  • 1/3 cup roasted pistachios, rough chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup good quality mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon shallots, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper or coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic powder


  • Place all ingredients into the bowl of a mixer. Using paddle attachment blend salad until ingredients are fully combined and chicken is shredded but a few chunks. Adjust salt to taste. You may add a little more mayo if needed.


Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 18g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 498mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg