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Cherry Chicken Melon Salad


If you can't find fresh cherries, try using frozen, thawed bing cherries in this easy main dish Cherry Chicken Melon Salad recipe.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: Serves 8


  • 1 ripe cantaloupe
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 lb. bing cherries, pitted, halved
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup cherry yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp. milk


Wash cantaloupe and cut into wedges; remove seeds. Cut cantaloupe into 1" pieces.

In large bowl, combine chicken, green onions, salt and pepper and toss lightly. Add cherries, celery, and cantaloupe and mix gently. In small bowl, combine mayonnaise, cherry yogurt, and milk and stir until smooth. Pour over chicken mixture and stir gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate several hours.

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