Recipe By pattycakes
Published Apr 2nd
Prep 20m Cook - Additional - Ready In 20m
Servings 6 servings Calories 528.5

With apples and dried cranberries for color and tang, this dressed-up chicken salad is wonderful on bread triangles or served on a lettuce leaf.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken
  • 1 unpeeled red apple, chopped
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon curry powder
  • 12 slices bread
  • 12 lettuce leaves

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine chicken, apple, cranberries, celery, pecans, and green onions in a bowl. Mix mayonnaise, lime juice, and curry powder in a small bowl. Fold mayonnaise mixture into chicken mixture; stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. 2 Cut each bread slice with a 3-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter; top with a lettuce leaf and chicken salad.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 528.5
  • Carbohydrate 43.9 g
  • Cholesterol 46.9 mg
  • Fat 32.7 g
  • Fiber 3.5 g
  • Protein 16.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.6 g
  • Sodium 539.9 mg
  • Sugar 15.6 g


  1. Recipe Group Selection for June 1 2013 - I thinly sliced a crusty baguette for my sweet little tea sandwiches. They were appealing and appetizing and everyone enjoyed them. But I have to admit I loved this chicken salad so much afterwards I grabbed a sub roll and filled it up. Bring it on - - Read more ...
  2. I did not care for this recipe.
  3. Made this for Recipe Group. It is wonderful! I love chicken salad with curry in it, and this is my new favorite. I didn't have lime the first time I made it, so I used lemon juice. I didn't notice any difference in taste when I used lime. The second time I sprinkled in a - Read more ...
  4. Recipe Group Selection: 01 June 2013 A delicious filling summer sandwich. Family really enjoyed this chicken salad. I did omit the pecans so that my son would eat it. I served it on a multi-grain French bread and used fresh spinach leaves rather than lettuce as it is what I had on hand. I liked - Read more ...
  5. Made this for Recipe Group...LOVED LOVED LOVED this! I just made regular sandwiches out of this but this would be wonderful on croissants or even crackers for that matter. I found myself just eating it by the spoonful it's that good! Great combination of flavors/textures. A definite keeper YUM! Thanks for sahring.:)
  6. Thank you Pattycakes for your delicious recipe. I prepared the chicken salad and allowed it to chill for a couple of hours before serving. The only change I made was to serve on King's Hawaiian Mini Sub Rolls. This is a definite keeper as everyone really enjoyed. Recipe Group we hit it out of the - Read more ...
  7. This was the recipe group selection for the week. I did use some rotisserie chicken so I didn't have to cook the chicken, which made this a breeze to whip up on a hot humid night. We served on some nice fresh bakery onion rolls since just the hubs and I. What a delicious salad, - Read more ...
  8. Made this on a whim with some left over chicken I have, and so pleasantly surprised, that decided to take to work for coworkers birthday party. This is a definite keeper!
  9. Oh my! This is great chicken salad! I used left-over seasoned chicken in it, trying not to throw it out or waste it. Boy, am I glad I did! I have made this before and subbed lemon juice for the lime and a little regular onion for the green onion with no harm done at - Read more ...
  10. I was not exactly sure how they would turn out...but I was pleasantly surprised! Several people were commenting how delicious the chicken sandwiches were. It was great since we had over 20 people over for mother's day brunch. :)

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