Wita's Chicken Salad

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By
@supermomma5

My children's grandmother, whom they used to call Wita used to make this for them and I remember it being a big hit a birthday party we had years ago. Wita has now passed on to be with the Lord, but when we make this salad it brings us fond memories of her.


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Ingredients

4
chicken breasts, cooked in seasonings of choice
1
head of finely shredded cabbage
2-3
shredded carrots
2
onions, thinly sliced
mayonnaise to taste
salt, pepper, onion & garlic powder to taste
1 tsp
chicken boullion powder or 1 cube

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drain cooked chicken, reserving about 2 cups of the broth.
2
place reserved broth in saucepan & more of the seasonings along the boullion cube. Simmer for 2 minutes to make a strong flavored broth.
3
Steep prepared veggies in boiled water for 2 minutes (just to barely make them limp)Drain
4
Add well drained veggies, the shredded chicken to a large bowl.
5
Add mayo & some of the prepared broth to the bowl along with the chicken & veggies.
6
Combine well and add more mayo and/or broth and/or seasonings if needed.
7
Mixture should be juicy (not soupy)& flavorful.
8
This is not the average chicken salad. The mixture is juicy and delicious on a whole wheat bun as is or with lettuce and tomato.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads