Chicken Waldorf Salad Recipe

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Taylor Published: December 8, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Chicken Waldorf Salad

If you want a crunchy and savory salad, try this chicken waldorf salad made with apples, grapes, pecans, and celery in a light, creamy dressing.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 7ozbreast poached chicken breast
  • 2cupschicken broth,low sodium
  • 1apple,medium, peeled, and cut into small cubes
  • 1cupred seedless grapes,cut in half
  • ½cupcelery,chopped
  • ¼cuplight Hellman’s mayonnaise
  • 2tbsp0% Greek yogurt
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 2tbsppecans,or walnuts
  • 6cupsmixed baby greens,like spinach and arugula


  1. To poach chicken breast, cover chicken breast in broth in a small pot, add water if it doesn’t cover the chicken.

  2. Add salt and pepper, a piece of celery and its leaves, and herbs then bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat, cover tightly, and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes or until the thickest part of the breast registers 160 degrees F. The chicken will be cooked through.

  5. Drain, let it cool, and cut into small cubes.

  6. Combine mayo, yogurt, salt, and pepper then mix well.

  7. Add chicken, grapes, apples, celery, and let it chill in the refrigerator.

  8. Mix in pecans right before serving.

  9. Serve over baby greens.


  • Calories: 423.61kcal
  • Fat: 26.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.84g
  • Trans Fat: 0.07g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.60g
  • Fiber: 3.86g
  • Sugar: 17.98g
  • Protein: 21.22g
  • Cholesterol: 55.26mg
  • Sodium: 1076.87mg
  • Calcium: 76.40mg
  • Potassium: 710.87mg
  • Iron: 1.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 291.53µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.91mg
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