Best Chicken Salad With Grapes and Pecans

Best Chicken Salad With Grapes and Pecans | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Rachel cooks with love ❤


Here’s the best chicken salad with grapes and pecans recipe by Rachel cooks with love on Youtube. It has a delicious and creamy sauce made from mayonnaise, dijon mustard, honey, lemon juice, and zest. Plus, the chicken cubes are juicy! I am sure this will going to be a hit in your home. You can easily pack this for a snack or lunch. Watch the video below for detailed instructions.



  • 2 medium or large chicken breasts (cut in half)
  • 2 celery ribs (diced)
  • 3 green onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup of dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup of roasted pecan halves
  • 1 heaping cup of red seedless grapes (cut into 4)
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • croissants (any type of bread)
  • potato chips (optional)

For the roasted pecans:

  • 1 tablespoon of melted butter
  • 1/2 cup of pecan halves
  • pinch of salt

To boil the chicken:

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1 celery rib
  • small piece of onion
  • 1/3 teaspoon of peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon of salt


[social_warfare buttons=”Facebook,Pinterest,twitter,WhatsApp”]



Step 1:

Place a dutch oven over high heat, add the chicken, and fill with water until they are submerged. Add 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/3 teaspoon of peppercorns, a small piece of onion, 1 celery rib, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Wait until the water comes to a boil, and lower the temperature to simmer between 15 to 18 minutes. Do not overcook the chicken. Once done, remove from water.

Best Chicken Salad With Grapes and Pecans Recipe
Image by Rachel cooks with love ❤


Step 2:

In a pan, add melted butter, 1/2 cup of pecans, and a pinch of salt. Toast it around until they have a nice even color for about 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside on a plate once done. Chop them into small pieces.

Step 3:

Chop the chicken into cubes, place on a plate, and cover.

Step 4:

In a small bowl, add mayonnaise, cream cheese, honey, and mustard. Whisk to combine. Transfer into a big bowl, add the celery, green onions, chopped pecans, cranberries, grapes, zest and juice of lemon, garlic powder, pepper, and salt. Mix everything until well combined.

Best Chicken Salad With Grapes and Pecans Ingredients
Image by Rachel cooks with love ❤


Step 5:

Add the chicken cubes into the mixture and toss around. Slice the warm croissant in half and add the chicken salad. Serve with grapes and chips on the side. Enjoy!


Best Chicken Salad With Grapes and Pecans

Don’t Miss Out! Sign up for the Latest Updates