Waldorf salad with chicken is a classic American salad with apple, celery, mayonnaise, lemon and walnuts. I added some chicken to make it perfect for lunch.
The Waldorf salad first appeared in 1896 when the maitre d’hotel of the famous Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York, Oscar Tschirky, created this salad for a charity ball. It soon became a great success and was featured in Oscar’s cookbook ‘The cook book’.
You can keep this salad in your fridge for 3-4 days which makes this salad perfect for busy moms or the holiday season!
The first Waldorf salads only contained apples, celery, and mayonnaise but many other ingredients are added today such as grapes or raisins, yogurt, chicken or celeriac. This Waldorf salad with chicken is my take on this classic dish.
Oscar Tschirky created the Waldorf salad for a charity ball in honor of the St. Mary’s hospital for children in 1896. He was the maître d’hôtel at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York and created many of their signature dishes.
Some of my other salads you might like
- 170g (about 3/4 cup) chicken, cooked or smoked
- 50g (a hand full) walnuts, chopped
- 2 large apples
- 4 celery sticks
- 3 tbsp mayonnaise
- 3 tsp lemon juice
- Wash and dice the vegetables and dice the chicken.
- Peel and dice the apple and add to your vegetables.
- Mix everything together and serve with some lettuce.
Add some grapes to this Waldorf salad for some extra color
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 91Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 68mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 2gSugar: 8gProtein: 0g
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