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Cranberry Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

A tangy, lightly sweet poppy seed dressing graces this pretty Cranberry Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad. Layer it with lettuce on potato buns for a delicious, light meal. Perfect for a spring buffet!

Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 208 kcal
For the Poppy Seed Dressing:
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
For the Chicken Salad:
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked chopped chicken breast (I used a rotisserie chicken)
  • 1/3 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Add chicken salad ingredients and toss until the dressing is thoroughly incorporated.
  3. Serve on slider rolls, croissants, wraps, or lightly toasted bread with lettuce leaves. Cover and immediately refrigerate any leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Almond Poppy Seed Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 213mg9%
Potassium 69mg2%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 21IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.