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


  • 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.

Yield: 4 sandwiches | Prep: 15 min

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Ocean Spray