Pecan Chicken Salad is a delightful blend of savory chicken, crunchy pecans, and crisp vegetables, all tied together with a creamy dressing. It’s perfect for a light lunch or as a filling for sandwiches and wraps.


  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup red grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped and toasted
  • 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, diced celery, halved grapes, chopped pecans, and sliced green onions.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and honey until smooth. Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste. Add fresh dill if desired.
  3. Pour the dressing over the chicken mixture and gently toss to coat all the ingredients evenly.
  4. Cover and refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  6. Serve the pecan chicken salad on a bed of greens, in a sandwich, or wrapped in a tortilla.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 320
  • Fat: 24g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Protein: 18g

Prep and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Chill Time: 30 minutes


  • Serves: 4

Pecan Chicken Salad is a versatile and delicious dish that offers a wonderful combination of flavors and textures. The crunchiness of the pecans and the sweetness of the grapes complement the savory chicken perfectly, while the creamy dressing ties everything together. It’s a great choice for a nutritious and satisfying meal that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Whether served on its own, in a sandwich, or as a wrap, it’s sure to be a hit!

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