Cherry Chicken Salad

Perfect for hot summer days.


  • 1 (regular size) can chunk pineapple, drained
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
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  • 1 lb. bing cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup salad dressing (Miracle Whip or Kraft Dressing, mayo could also be used)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • seasoned salt, to taste


In large bowl, combine chicken, celery, onions, seasoned salt, and pepper and toss lightly. Add cherries and pineapple and mix lightly.

In a small bowl, combine salad dressing, sour cream, milk, lemon juice, and sugar. Stir until smooth. Pour over chicken mixture and stir lightly.

Refrigerate for several hours. Enjoy this delicious salad. It is so yummy.

By Dorothy W. from New Creek, WV

July 29, 20110 found this helpful

What kind of salad dressing do you put in this? It sounds really good! Thanks.

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July 31, 20110 found this helpful

This sounds really good! By salad dressing, do you mean something like mayonnaise?

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August 2, 20110 found this helpful

I have contacted Dorothy regarding the salad dressing. She uses something like Miracle Whip or Kraft Dressing, similar to mayo but with a little more flavor. I have corrected the recipe to show this.

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