Deliciously Different Chicken Salad

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This recipe was taught to me years ago by my employer's personal chef. This chicken salad has been served at my parties for years and I get rave reviews every time. If you're worried about the garlic taste, you can serve some mints at the table as well. : )


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15 Min
30 Min
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6-oz. cans pineapple juice
lemon pepper seasoning to taste
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
8 oz. bag almonds, sliced
garlic powder
mayonnaise to combine

How to Make Deliciously Different Chicken Salad


  • 1Poach chicken breasts in pineapple juice with plenty of lemon pepper seasoning (to taste) until cooked through and poaching liquid thickens into a slight glaze. Discard the poaching liquid and allow the chicken to cool.
  • 2Run the chicken through the food processor until crumbly and then transfer to a bowl. Run almonds through the food processor until coarsely chopped (or finely) chopped. Combine almonds with chicken and add garlic powder - the more the better. Start with 1 tbsp. and work your way up. The garlic powder is what makes this chicken salad so addictive.
  • 3Add mayonnaise to desired consistency. Serve as sandwiches (I prefer mini croissants) or place in a bowl surrounded by crackers or toasted french bread. Enjoy!

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About Deliciously Different Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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