1 lb 9 oz Apples, Granny Smith, fresh, unpeeled, cored, ¼" diced* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
1lb Cranberries, dried
40 oz(at least 1100 g) Crackers, thin, wheat, square, savory about 1¼" by 1¼" (see notes)
2cups Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Lemon juice
1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery seed
2tsp Onion powder
3 qt+ ½ cup Chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cooked, ¼" diced
1 qt+ 2¼ cups Apples, Granny Smith, fresh, unpeeled, cored, ¼" diced* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
600-Crackers, thin, wheat, square, savory about 1¼" by 1¼" (see notes)
*See Marketing Guide
Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, celery seed, and onion powder. Stir until well-blended.
Using a rubber spatula, fold in chicken, apples, and cranberries (see notes).
Serve ⅓ cup (#12 scoop) chicken salad and 12 crackers. Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.
Fruited Chicken Salad with Crackers USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 0 ⅓ cup fruited chicken salad and 12 crackers
Calories 212Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Total Carbohydrates 27g9%
Dietary Fiber 3g13%
Total Sugars 10g11%
Apples, fresh: 13¾ oz
Apples, fresh: 1 lb 12 oz
Contains wheat (crackers) and eggs (mayonnaise).
If serving other types of crackers, nutrition information and amounts of crackers to serve may change. Check the Nutrition Facts label or other information on the package to make sure you purchase at least 20 oz (550 g) of crackers for 25 servings, 40 oz (1100 g) of crackers for 50 servings for this recipe.
If preparing in advance, store chicken salad in an airtight container at 40 °F or lower until ready to serve.
The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook, Method A.