Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad is loaded with sweet and savory flavors. This easy to make recipe has loads of tender chicken, tart cranberries, crunchy pecans and sweet apples. Serve it for lunch or a light supper any time of the year!

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Donya |


  • 3 - 3 1/2 cups cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 apple - chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans - chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onions - chopped
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  • Add chicken, cranberries, pecans, apple and green onion to a medium-size bowl.
  • In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together mayonnaise, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Pour over chicken and other ingredients. Using a large spoon or spatula, toss all ingredients together until well mixed.
  • Serve immediately. It can be stored covered in the fridge for up to 5 days.