Apple and Chicken Salad - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Apple and Chicken Salad

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Servings:Makes 6 servingsServing Size:1 cupRecipe Cost:$6.42Cost per Serving:$1.07

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Apple & Chicken Salad


  • 2 red apples
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 18 lettuce leaves


  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap, scrubbing for at least 20 seconds.
  2. If needed, cook chicken using the How to Cook Chicken recipe.
  3. Rinse all fresh produce under cold water in a colander. Scrub celery and apples with a vegetable brush.
  4. Using the cutting board and knife, dice 2 stalks of celery.
  5. Chop 2 red apples, remove the core and seeds.
  6. Combine chopped apples, celery, and 2 cups diced chicken in a bowl.
  7. Add 1/4 cup Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup raisins, 1/4 cup light mayonnaise, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper to bowl.
  8. Stir all ingredients together.
  9. Arrange 3 lettuce leaves on a plate and top with 1 cup of apple and chicken salad mixture.
  10. Store leftovers in bowl with a lid in refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Make it a Meal

Apple and Chicken Salad
Whole grain bread
Skim milk

Source: Adapted from United States Department of Agriculture, What's Cooking USDA Mixing Bowl. March 2015.

Nutrition facts per serving:
240 calories; 3g fat; .5g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 35mg cholesterol; 250mg sodium; 12g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 35g sugar; 0g added sugar; 17g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 4% Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron; 15% Daily Value of potassium.