Go Back
Fruit and Chicken Salad

Fruit and Chicken Salad

If you are looking for a delicious summer salad that is light and refreshing, you should try this fruit chicken salad recipe! It is light, fresh, and full of fruit and hearty chicken for a filling dish! It makes the perfect salad on a hot day or for a picnic in the park or barbecue with friends.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cutting Board
  • Sharp knife for cutting fruits and vegetables


  • 3 cups chopped chicken breast
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup seedless white grapes, halved
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • 11 oz. can of mandarin oranges
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, optional
  • 1 cup strawberries diced, optional


  • Rinse off all produce.
  • Chop the chicken until you have 3 cups.
  • Chop the celery into ¼ inch pieces until you have 1 cup.
  • Halve seedless grapes until you have ½ cup.
  • Optional: chop pineapple into chunks and dice strawberries.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix together gently until well combined.
  • Serve on a bed of lettuce with melons such as watermelon, honey dew or cantaloupe, on a sandwich with lettuce or with crackers of your choice.
Keyword salad