Crunchy Fruit and Chicken Salad - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Crunchy Fruit and Chicken Salad

Receta en Español
Servings:6Serving Size:1 cup

The pineapple and apples pair well with the chicken in this surprisingly simple salad.


  • 2 cups chicken, cooked and diced
  • 2 apples, diced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, drained
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • ¼ cup vanilla or plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts, optional


  1. Mix all ingredients and chill for at least one hour. Serve cold.
  2. Garnish with raisins if desired.


  • Canned mandarin oranges or other sweet fruit of choice can be used instead of pineapple. 
  • Mayonnaise or salad dressing may be used if yogurt is not available.

Make it a Meal

  • Crunchy Fruit and Chicken Salad
  • Fresh Greens
  • Carrot sticks
  • Whole grain crackers
  • Low-fat milk
Source: Rita May, Senior Extension Associate, Nutrition Education Program, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service


Adults need at least 30 minutes a day of moderate physical activity to stay healthy. Children need at least one hour.

Nutrition facts per serving: 130 calories; 2g total fat; 0.5g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 40mg cholesterol; 45mg sodium; 14g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 15g protein; 2% Daily Value of vitamin A; 10% Daily Value of vitamin C; 4% Daily Value of calcium; 4% Daily Value of iron