196 Reviews

Excellent! I haven't made chicken salad very often but this is a solid recipe. I used sour cream instead of mayo (because that's what I had on-hand).

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Melissa L. August 18, 2015

This is a great "base" chicken salad recipe. You can add more or less, depending on what you like in your chicken salad. To make it guilt free I substituted Greek yogurt for the mayo. It still keeps the creamy goodness without all the fat and calories of mayo. So delicious! Nom nom nom!

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JaySuE July 18, 2015

I"ve used this recipe but instead I use mayo, red grapes.

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MARILYN LIVOTI June 30, 2015

I've made this several times because the wife loves it so much, (and she's a picky eater!) I use real mayonnaise instead of Miracle Whip, that's the only deviation I've made to the recipe.

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Southpaw Chef June 25, 2015

This is a very very good chicken salad recipe. I used light mayo, green seedless grapes and walnuts for this recipe, finished with a dash of black pepper and paprika. Great for summer.

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SharonChen June 19, 2015

I absolutely do not like mayonnaise. I was desperate to find a recipe that used miracle whip (sometimes the ration of mayonnaise to miracle whip are not 1:1). This recipe is so excellent! not just because it uses mayonnaise but because it is delicious!! It is the perfect combination of sweet and salty. My husband dislikes "cold" meals, but he had no problem devouring this entree! I also like the crunch from the walnuts, pecans, and celery. Disclaimer: I did take the lazy route. Instead of using diced "fresh" cooked chicken, I totally used canned chicken breast. Therefore, I omitted the salt in the recipe since I knew canned meat is salted plenty. This recipe was super amazing! This will be a summer staple!

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evaamor13 May 22, 2015

If you want to make this so much better, toast the nuts before chopping. then use half REAL may & half sour cream in place of the Miracle Whip. Omit the Worcestershire sauce.<br/>Serve with lettuce on croissant rolls.<br/>You will think you died & went to heaven!

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gretchenohar October 09, 2014

I used the Kraft squeezable mayo, and added a little bit of lime & some pepper. This was overall really good, I think the chicken needed a little something so next time I will lightly season it. I got crazy with red grapes, they are a nice touch. I omitted celery;although, it does have a nice crunch. I wanted to find something as good as Mccalister's and I think I just did! I'm letting all the ingredients settle overnight and putting them on a croissant w/ lettuce & tomato slices :) this is delish!

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KiraH October 09, 2014

Great chicken salad. Wasn't sure I would like the worchestershire but was good flavor. A bit salty so may cut that a little. Served with potato sticks on top and apple crisp for dessert. Great for a warm day.

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adopt a greyhound September 18, 2014

Great recipe but suggest using low-fat plain yougurt in place of the Miracle Whip/Mayo. It's healthier and lighter, a huge bonus during the dog days of summer.

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Joe M. September 11, 2014
Charlie's Famous Chicken Salad with Grapes