Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Sonya Apples

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Sonya apples are a cross between Gala and Red Delicious apples, and are back in season! Sonya apples give off a magical aroma, and they are bursting with a sweet flavor! The Sonya was discovered in 2002 in New Zealand, and is currently grown on 400 acres in Washington state’s Yakima Valley.  Seek out this bi-colored apple variety in your grocery stores this week! Can’t find them in your produce department? Ask your store to bring it in for you! (How do you think my local grocery store started carrying the Sonya?!)  Sonya apples have a long-lasting shelf life & are perfect for your fruit bowl this season.

Not only are Sonya apples delicious out-of-hand, they are ideal for recipes. Incorporate a serving of fruit into your lunch this week by stirring together this amazing Sonya Chicken Salad recipe adopted from our partner, Sage Fruit.  This recipe is a wonderful filling for lettuce wraps or topping on your favorite cracker!



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Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Sonya Apples


  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken meat diced
  • 2 sonya apples cored & diced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or greek yogurt
  • 2 celery ribs diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion diced
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • If the salad is too dry, you can add more mayonnaise or greek yogurt.
  • Season to taste with salt & pepper.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Main Dishes
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Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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