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Sandwich made with a croissant and pineapple chicken salad.

Pineapple Chicken Salad

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This Pineapple Chicken Salad is a mouthwatering flavor bomb. It's delicious, tangy, slightly sweet and anything but boring! Easy to make with shredded chicken, grapes, crushed pineapple, almonds, green onion and creamy mayonnaise, this recipe will be on repeat for make-ahead lunches!
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 381
Author Kim


  • 5 cups shredded chicken from rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple canned in juice (not syrup), thoroughly drained/dried
  • 3/4 cup toasted or roasted sliced almonds optional
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion light and dark green parts or chives
  • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise preferably Hellman's
  • Salt & pepper to taste

For serving

  • 12 small croissants sliced horizontally in half (or other sandwich bread/rolls)
  • 6 butter lettuce leaves


  • Combine the chicken, grapes, thoroughly drained crushed pineapple, almonds, and green onion in a large bowl and toss to combine. Add the mayonnaise and salt and pepper to taste and stir until well coated.
    Adding mayo to bowl with shredded chicken.
  • Serve immediately or cover and chill until cold, 1 to 2 hours. Taste for seasoning. Serve on croissants with lettuce leaves.
    Stirring together pineapple chicken salad in a large bowl.


Nutritional information does not include bread.
Store chicken salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to four days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 232mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 398IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg