Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes

California Chicken Salad with Craisins

Chicken mixed with bell peppers, green onions, black olives, avocado and Craisins, all tied together with Ranch dressing.

California Chicken Salad with Craisins

Prep: 15 min | Yield: 4 sandwiches


  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped red, yellow or orange bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup Ranch dressing (regular or light)
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • 4 large Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, cut into 1/8 inch slices


  1. In a large bowl, stir together all chicken salad ingredients; set aside.
  2. To assemble sandwiches: Place 1 large lettuce leaf on top of 1 slice bread. Top with about 1/4 of the avocado slices. Place about 1 cup salad on sandwich; top with 1 piece of bread.
  3. Secure sandwich with wooden picks.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Ocean Spray

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