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apple tarragon chicken salad bites

Apple Tarragon Chicken Salad Bites

An elevated twist on the classic chicken salad recipe, these Apple Tarragon Chicken Salad Bites are served on slices of apple!
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 100kcal


Tarragon Mayo

  • 1 cup mayonnaise - store bought or homemade
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh tarragon - finely chopped or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 small shallot - finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • pinch fine sea salt

Chicken Salad

  • 2 cups shredded chicken - chicken breast or rotisserie chicken work best for this recipe
  • 1 Envy apple - finely chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery - finely chopped
  • cup pecan halves or pieces
  • 2 green onions - scallions, finely chopped
  • ¾ - 1 cup Tarragon Mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • 2 Envy apples - sliced into coins (about 10/apple)
  • Fresh tarragon or micro greens - for garnish (optional)


  • In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, tarragon, shallot, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and salt; whisk to combine. Use immediately or can be made 1-day in advance. Cover; chill until ready to use.
  • Slice Envy Apples into thin rounds, ignoring the core. You should get 10 rounds (“coins”) from each apple.
  • To a large mixing bowl combine shredded chicken, finely chopped apple, celery, pecans and green onions. Pour in ¾ cup Tarragon Mayonnaise; stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. You may need to add up to an additional ¼ cup Tarragon Mayo depending on personal preference.
  • Top each apple round with Apple Tarragon Chicken Salad. Garnish with tarragon or microgreens, if desired. Serve immediately.


approx nutrition info is for one slice of chicken salad on an apple slice


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 2g
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