College Student's Brilliant Doctored Chicken Fruit Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by HeatherFeather

The original version for this yummy fruity chicken salad recipe came from a college student who entered the Pillsbury Bakeoff on a whim, and managed to get picked as one of the 100 contestants. This recipe doctors up ordinary chicken salad. I made his recipe tonight for a light supper, and made quite a few changes, although it is still heavily based on his excellent recipe. For the granola, he used two granola bars (Nature Valley brand) and bashed them with a rolling pin to crush them inside their packages, which is what I did too, although you can also just use any loose granola you happen to prefer.

Top Review by laughingmama

This was great for a hot evening meal. Good stuff!<br/><br/>Made a few changes to keep it easy: <br/><br/>Used 1 can of Mandarin Oranges (15oz) and 1 can of Chunk Pineapple (20 oz). <br/>2 packages of fully cooked strips of breast meat chicken <br/>Skipped the sugar (it was sweet enough) <br/>1/2 Canola Mayo<br/>2 bars of Nature Valley Crunchy Oats and Honey crushed.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the drained fruits together with mayo and brown sugar Splenda in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the prepared deli chicken salad and granola, stirring to combine.
  3. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  4. Serve on large croissants with some lettuce.

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