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Chicken Salad with Apples and Cranberries


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Make the most of autumn's seasonal fruits with this delicious Chicken Salad with Apples and Cranberries. The recipe can be served on crusty breads or rolls to create a sandwich, or alone on a plate garnished with additional apple slices to create a meal that is as appealing on the eyes as it is to the palate.


  • 12 ounces chicken breast, cooked and cubed
  • 2 apples, cored and cubed
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cups dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch of salt, to taste
  • 1 apple, cored and sliced for garnish (optional)
  • Dash of paprika, to garnish plate (optional)


1. Combine the chicken, cubed apples, celery, and cranberries in a medium-sized mixing bowl.

2. In a separate mixing bowl, mix the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, sugar, paprika, and salt to create a dressing.

3. Pour the dressing over the chicken mixture and fold gently with a rubber spatula to distrubute the dressing evenly.

4. Spoon the chicken salad onto the center of four plates. Garnish with additional apple slices and a dash of paprika if desired.