Honey Pecan Chicken Salad, Popeye's

Honey Pecan Chicken Salad, Popeye's

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Megan Stewart

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Every time I took a bus trip to Longaberger (I was a consultant), everyone knew I was headed to Popeye's in Dresden for this chicken salad on a croissant, onion rings, and a peanut butter shake. They knew to expect pointing when asking directions, cause I was sure to have a mouth full! Dave Longaberger grew up in Dresden, and his nickname was Popeye. The restaurant used to be run by his family for a long time, and this was a favorite of many. Now that they aren't as active, it was even more important to share this great salad. Feel free to smile and point rather than reply while eating it! :)

Rating:

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Serves:
6
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    mayo
  • 1/2 c
    relish
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper (i just use the black pepper in my grinder)
  • 3/4 c
    chopped celery
  • 3/4 c
    toasted pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chopped cooked chicken (about 4 cups)
  • ·
    at home i have been known to add dried cranberries also

How to Make Honey Pecan Chicken Salad, Popeye's

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the mayonnaise, relish, onion, honey, sugar, salt and white pepper in a bowl and mix well. Stir in the celery and pecans. Fold in the chicken. Adjust the seasonings to taste. Chill, covered, in the refrigerator. Serve on crusty French bread rolls with potato chips and carrot sticks, or on a bed of salad greens, garnished with a bunch of red grapes.

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About Honey Pecan Chicken Salad, Popeye's

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American



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