Harvest Chicken Salad

This Harvest Chicken Salad has grapes, apples, raisins, and dried cranberries. The perfect fall lunch!


Several years ago, Subway introduced a chicken salad that had grapes, apples, raisins, and dried cranberries. I really liked the idea of this salad, although I felt like a homemade version would be much better. I used Ina Garten’s Chicken Salad Contessa recipe as inspiration for the base, then added in some fall-inspired fruit.

I love the sweet and savory balance of this chicken salad. I’ve served it on bread or in a dish. It’s the perfect lunch or light dinner in early fall!

harvest chicken salad

Harvest Chicken Salad 

The flavors of fall come together in this chicken salad that’s great on a sandwich or all alone.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup grapes (cut in half)
  • 1 diced apple (such as fuji)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup craisins/dried cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Rub chicken with olive oil and place on a foil lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper and bake until cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  • Cube cooled chicken. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, grapes, apple, raisins, and craisins. Add chicken and stir to combine. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Chill until ready to serve.


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Keyword apple, chicken, fall, salad

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