Waldorf Chicken Salad Recipe

Morgan Fortune
A refreshing blend of sweet and crunchy flavors!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes


  • 1 pound chicken cut into ½-inch cubes
  • ½ tablespoon salt plus more to taste
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper plus more to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 cup apples peeled and diced
  • 1 cup grapes halved
  • ¼ cup almonds sliced
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the oil in skillet over medium heat.
  • Add chicken to skillet, and cook until golden brown on all sides, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, and let cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, mix the celery, apples, grapes, almonds, poppy seeds, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and cooked chicken together, until well combined.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve on bread or crackers.
  • Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week in an airtight container.
Keyword Chicken, Fruit, Nuts