Deb's Cranchick Salad

Deb's Cranchick Salad

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"A wonderful summer treat for any setting...I was tired of regular chicken salad and became creative...."
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6 h 40 m servings 767 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 767 kcal
  • 38%
  • Fat:
  • 63.9 g
  • 98%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 419 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped chicken and cook until chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the celery, walnuts, cranberries, onion, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and pepper and lemon juice. Add cooled chicken, and stir until well combined. Cover and chill about 6 hours and serve on top of spinach leaves, if desired.


  1. 42 Ratings

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Yummy! I made a double recipe for a potluck and the group *raved* about it! It was definatey a popular choice for the attendees. I doubled the recipe and followed it almost exactly except I ...

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I suppose that it may not be fair to rate this so low, because I cut back on the mayonaise, as we don't like things so mayonaisey, but it just did not do much for our family. I liked the basic c...

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Yummy! I made a double recipe for a potluck and the group *raved* about it! It was definatey a popular choice for the attendees. I doubled the recipe and followed it almost exactly except I ...

I wish I could give this 10 stars! I followed the recipe exactly except I prebaked the chicken in the oven (375 for 35mins). I used light mayo. Next time I'll cut down on the mayo just a litt...

I've gotten more compliments and requests for this recipe than any thing else that I've made for a party!!!! Thanks! Cindy

I make this all the time and the only change I make is raisins for cranberries. Love this recipe because it's simple & delicious. My only advice is make a big batch, enjoy for days and be sure...

Terrific! I used canned chicken and added a pinch of curry for a bit of a zip...perfect for lunch!

I am so happy to see how many of you enjoyed my recipie...I had never checked reviews till today and am only sorry I forgot to say to use the clear or light color balsalmic and to lessen the may...

I was surprised how wonderful this salad was! My kids loved it. It didn't look too appealing, so after I mixed it together I sprinkled more cranberries on top and whole walnuts. It helped a b...

Wow, I love this recipe! I have received so many compliments every time I have made it - it has now become a party staple and when I ask what to bring to a friend's, this is the request! The rec...

This is one of the most delicios recipes I have ever tried on allrecipes. I recommend using Tyson All White Chicken in the can and Ocean Spray cranberries. Both are a little more expensive but k...

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