Apple-Pecan Chicken Salad

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  • Cook time icon 15 minutes Prep
  • Servings icon 6 Servings
Apple-Pecan Chicken Salad


  • ¾ cup Duke’s Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. dill pickle relish
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 4 cups (14 oz.) shredded rotisserie chicken (from 1 rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 large (10 oz.) Honeycrisp apple, chopped (2 cups)
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
  • ¼ cup chopped chives, plus more for garnish
  • Toasted bread slices or Bibb lettuce, for serving


1. Stir together mayonnaise, relish, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until combined.

2. Stir in chicken, apple, celery, pecans, parsley, and chives until well coated with dressing.

3. Serve chicken salad on toast or in lettuce cups; top with additional parsley and chives, if desired.

Recipe Story

Your favorite chicken salad – dressed up for fall. The addition of apples and pecans adds a little sweetest and crunch to this go-to recipe. Serve it over a bed of lettuce or in between two slices of fresh-baked bread for a perfectly seasonal lunch.


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