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cherry chicken salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathy D

Northern Michigan is known for it's summer cherries. We love them fresh, dried, in dips, salsas, bbq sauces, chocolate covered, etc... I love adding dried cherries to my chicken salad. I love to serve this with croissants but any bread or toast will do - or eat it without any bread at all!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cherry chicken salad

  • 6 c
    chopped, cooked chicken
  • 1 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped sweet onion
  • 1 c
    chopped dried cherries
  • 1 c
    hellman's mayonnaise
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2
    lemon, juice of
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    seasoning salt
  • 3/4 c
    slivered almonds

How To Make cherry chicken salad

  • 1
    Heat oven 350 degrees F. Toast the slivered almonds for about 3 minutes until browned. Let cool.
  • 2
    Combine the chicken, celery, onion, and dried cherries in a large bowl.
  • 3
    In a separate bowl, combine the mayo, sour cream, lemon, sugar, and seasoning salt. Add this to the chicken mixture and gently mix in until it is all combined.
  • 4
    Gently fold in the toasted nuts.

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