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Deli Style Chicken Salad

Deli Style Chicken Salad

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES
  • Yield: 8 1x


Introducing a culinary creation; Deli Style Chicken Salad. Tender chunks of chicken entwine, with the crunchiness of celery and bell pepper blending harmoniously with the sweetness of dried cranberries and the rich flavor of pecans. The dressing, a combination of Miracle Whip and creamy mayonnaise elevates every bite into a symphony of delectable tastes.



½ cup Miracle Whip

½ cup mayonnaise

4 cups of cooked chicken, cubed

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon seasoning salt

½ cup chopped celery

2 green onions, chopped

½ cup green bell pepper, chopped

1 cup toasted and chopped pecans

1 cup dried cranberries, dried cherries, or sliced grape halves

Dash of black pepper, to taste


For the dressing start by combining ½ cup of Miracle Whip with ½ cup of mayonnaise in a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon each of paprika and seasoning salt making sure to mix everything

Next, incorporate 4 cups of cubed cooked chicken into the dressing mixture.

To add some freshness and crunch stir in ½ cup of chopped celery, 2 chopped onions and ½ cup of chopped green bell pepper.

For a delightful texture toss in 1 cup of toasted and chopped pecans.

To give it a sweet twist add 1 cup of dried cranberries, cherries or sliced grape halves.

Don’t forget to sprinkle a dash of pepper to enhance the flavors. Feel free to adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences.

Before serving and savoring this dish. Refrigerate the mixture for at least an hour. This will allow all the flavors to blend together perfectly.


To make sure that this Deli Style Chicken Salad is suitable, for those following a gluten-free diet make sure to choose gluten-free options of Miracle Whip, mayonnaise and any seasoning blends you use. Also carefully read the labels on dried fruits as some may contain additives with gluten. Its recommended to use certified gluten-free versions of ingredients such as paprika and seasoning salt to ensure an enjoyable gluten-free culinary experience.

  • Prep Time: 20 MINUTES