Cracker Barrel's Chicken Salad, Copycat

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"A item no longer on the menu but was greatly appreciated when it was You have to let it refrigerate all night for the best flavor. Can use chicken breast with bones just debone and deskin when making serving for 4 but will probably have leftovers for sandwiches"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (1144.1 g)
  • Calories 1038.7
  • Total Fat - 48.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 1265.6 mg
  • Sodium - 1320.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 23.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3 g
  • Sugars - 7.9 g
  • Protein - 122 g
  • Calcium - 516 mg
  • Iron - 8.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cook chicken breast in enough water to cover with celery and carrot chunks and bouillon.

Step 2

When tender, (2 hours on simmer)remove from broth.

Step 3

Save broth for soup

Step 4

Refrigerate until very cold.

Step 5

When cold

Step 6

Cut into bite-size pieces and combine with canned chicken, relish, onion, celery, mayonnaise, sour cream, and salad dressing.

Step 7


Step 8

Place scoop of salad on lettuce and surround by cheese, tomato and egg.

Step 9

Sprinkle with paprika


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


I thought this was a tasty chicken salad but it did have way too much mayo/sour cream (and I like a lot of may in my chicken/egg/tuna salads). I ended up adding the chopped lettuce into the chicken salad for leftovers and enjoyed it for lunch the next few days!


review by:
(22 Apr 2023)

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