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Wild Rice and Chicken Salad Recipe

An easy salad that is loaded with big flavor!!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken salad, Chicken salad sandwich, easy lunch, lunch
Servings: 6
Calories: 340kcal


  • Large Mixing Bowl


  • 4.2 ounces long grain and wild rice  1 package, (I used Rice a Roni brand)
  • 2 cups chicken cooked and diced
  • cups green grapes halved
  • 1 cup sliced water chestnuts drained
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise  (can use reduced fat mayo)
  • 1 cup cashews
  • lettuce leaves


  • Cook rice according to package directions. Drain any extra liquid and cool to room temperature. Spoon rice into a large bowl and add cooked diced chicken, grapes, water chestnuts, and mayonnaise. Toss gently. Cover and chill. Just before serving add the cashews. Serve on lettuce leaves. You could also line a bowl with lettuce leaves and fill with salad.


Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 74IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg