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Pineapple Chicken Salad with Pecans

This salad is both easy-to-make and versatile. Canned chicken, pineapple and water chestnuts deliver delicious flavor and perfect texture to this easy, homemade dish.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Prep time: N/A
Servings: 4-6

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Pineapple Chicken Salad with Pecans


2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 (9.75-ounce) can premium chicken breast, drained
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, thoroughly drained
1/2 cup canned whole water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
kosher salt and cracked black pepper


In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, and paprika until combined.

In a separate mixing bowl, combine the chicken, pineapple, water chestnuts, celery, red onion, pecans, and parsley.  Fold in the dressing, tossing to fully coat.  Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill completely before serving.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories: 260
Total fat: 17g
Saturated fat: 2.5g
Cholesterol: 50mg
Sodium: 270mg
Carbohydrate: 11g
Sugar: 8g
Fiber: 3g
Protein: 17g
Vitamin A: 6%DV*
Vitamin C: 10%DV
Calcium: 4%DV
Iron: 6%DV

*DV=Daily Value