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This is a fast and easy chicken salad with amazing flavor. Serve it in pitas, tortillas, on whole grain bread, or in lettuce wraps.
Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, and curry powder. Add all other ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate 2 hours or more to blend flavors.
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By Paul from Ivydale, WV
I happened on this when I had some chicken salad left, but not enough to serve 3 people since my son's return home to finish his degree at a local university.
I had some fresh cauliflower in the refrigerator and a couple of boiled eggs. I chopped up the eggs and then finely chopped the cauliflower, adding a bit of ranch dressing - and voila! No one was the wiser and it tasted great! Besides the taste, it also made the chicken salad more nutritious.
By Linda from Zeeland, MI
I love crisp cold crunchy chicken salad. I like it on a lettuce leaf, in a pita pocket with lettuce & tomato, or topped on a plate of salad. It is a wonderful cold summertime meal, though I do make it once in a while other times of year.
This is yummy to use for butter lettuce or flour tortilla wraps!
I love homemade chicken salad. I finally have tweaked it to the point where it is the best I have eaten.
Love this on lettuce or in a sandwich.
Put gelatin in cold water. Dissolve over hot water. Add chicken broth and mix all of ingredients together and chill. Serves 12-15.
Try this nutritious, hearty salad!
Hello all! I'm having a great time at this site! It's awesome to be able to share some of my vegetarian ideas.
Jazz up your favorite chicken salad recipe with bacon! Fry bacon crisp. Serve a scoop of chicken salad on a bed of lettuce, top with crumbled bacon for an elegant summer dinner!
For a nice change of pace, add some curry the next time you make chicken salad. Penzeys makes a mild curry, called sweet curry, which I enjoy.
This is what I like to think of as a classic chicken salad recipe. Very, very tasty! Great for these hot weather days!
A protein rich summer meal idea.
This is a favorite of mine. Nice because it is good as a salad or in a sandwich. I prefer mine not in the sandwich but just plain.
In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise with paprika and seasoned salt. Blend in dried cranberries, celery, bell pepper, onion, and nuts. Add chopped chicken, and mix well.
For salsa, in a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; chill until serving. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, garlic, cumin, onion powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper and salt in oil until heated through.
Texture should be creamy but thick enough to scoop with Wheat Thins. You may need to add a little more mustard or mayo depending on the texture.
Mix and serve this tasty salad your way.
Place the washed chicken breasts in a flat baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover tightly with foil and bake at 250 degrees F for 1 hour or until tender.
In a large bowl, combine the chicken, celery, green pepper, pickle relish, carrot and pimientos. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper; spoon over chicken mixture and toss to coat.
Recreate those expensive restaurant fried chicken salads at home, quickly and easily.
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I am looking for the recipe to Arby's Chicken Salad or Bi-Lo Grocery Store's Chicken Salad.
Sarah from Chattanooga, TN
I don't have that one but I have another great one that is similar.
Fruited Chicken Salad
2 c. cooked chicken, diced
1/2 c. celery, diced fine
1/2 Miracle Whip
1/4 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. canned pineapple tidbits
Mix all together. If you like your salad a bit "wetter" then add more miracle whip.
As to the amount of each ingredient, use your own judgement. But here is the list of ingredients for Arby's chicken salad sandwich (my favorite fast food sandwich!)
Diced grilled chicken, apples, red grapes, celery, toasted pecans and mayo. Served on honey wheat bread with green leaf lettuce.
i use to work for bilo here is the recipe
1 whole rotisserie chicken. any kind let cool
1 red onion
its very simple.most people think they use a whole lot of stuff in it but they don't the chicken is what gives it a good flavor
Years ago I used to make a chicken salad using cashews and I think a dry package of ranch dressing and it was stuffed in a tomato shell. It made a beautiful presentation especially if served on a black plate with green lettuce. Does anyone have this recipe or something similar?
By Kathy from Sylvania, OH
I haven't seen that, but what about chicken salad with cashews or pecans and chopped seedless grapes? This could be put into large pasta shells or served with crackers or in a flaky croissant.
A few years a go at my daughters baby shower, we served a chicken salad on mini croissants that was wonderful. My youngest daughter will be getting married soon and she is wanting to have the same food served at the reception. The problem is that I can not find the recipe anywhere.
All I can remember about it is we used boneless chicken breasts chopped, mandarin oranges, almond slivers and shallots. I do not remember if there are any additional ingredients or what the quantities are. I do know that it was a wonderful recipe and if anyone is lucky enough to have it I would appreciate your sharing!! I will continue to look for it as well and if I happen to find it I will post it.
I am not sure if this is the recipe that you are looking for but it is really good and can be made with or without pasta.
Mandarin chicken Salad
1 teaspoon finely chopped, peeled fresh ginger root
1 garlic clove, pressed
1/3 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
&frac; cup orange juice
&frac; cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 envelope Lipton Recipe Secrets Onion Soup Mix
2 teaspoons sugar
For Dressing, finely chop gingerroot, press garlic. Mix all ingredients above, cover, refrigerate until ready to eat.
8 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta
&frac; cucumber, scored, seeded and sliced
&frac; cup diced red bell pepper
&frac; cup chopped red onion
1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach leaves
1 can (11 ounces) mandarin orange segments, drained
2 cups diced cooked chicken (I buy precooked, marinated and cut up ready to use)
&frac; cup sliced almonds, toasted
i was looking to see if I might fill in the "&frac;" for the last recipe. Anytime a symbol is used for a fraction, our system doesn't translate it so it looks like that. They should be 1/4, 1/2 or other fractions.
I couldn't find the recipe that Ellen posted but did find a few more:
Here are a couple of really different recipes for Mandarin Chicken Salad:
and some other Chicken Salad recipes:
Hopefully Ellen comes back and notices that the ingredients have the funny "&frac;" so we an find out the actual fractions for the ingredients.
Susan from ThriftyFun
This delicious chicken salad is fresh with Asian herbs and seasonings. This is a guide about making Vietnamese chicken salad (goi ga).
This is a guide about basil chicken salad recipes. The slightly peppery sweet flavor of basil lends itself to pairing with chicken for a tasty salad.