Chicken and pea salad

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Molly Stingley

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@MollyKay

This is a great salad to eat on hot days of summer. It came about because I needed something for a picnic but I didn't want to bring two different salads. We love chicken salad and we love pea salad so I thought why not put them together. It is nice alone or served on top of fresh salad greens. I have also done a veggie chicken salad where I added frozen carrots and fresh zucchini chopped to it. The recipe is very versatile and can be changed to suit your taste and health preferences . It serves a large crowd and paired with fresh fruit plate it makes a whole meal.

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Comments:
Serves:
10-15 (depending on how you serve it.)
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 4 slice
    bacon
  • 1 medium
    chicken, cooked
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped fine
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery , chopped fine
  • 1 small
    jar of diced pimentos
  • 2 c
    peas, frozen
  • 3
    hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 c
    mayonnaise (or half greek yogurt)
  • 2 Tbsp
    mustard (whatever kind you like)
  • 1
    lemon( juice only)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    pickle relish, optional

How to Make Chicken and pea salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook bacon crisp. Drain off grease and crumble.
  2. De-bone and chop up the chicken. Put chicken in large bowl. You will want on big enough to stir without spilling.
  3. Put all the ingredients all together in a bowl and stir. Best if left to set in fridge for a couple hours so that the flavors combine. But you don't have to.

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About Chicken and pea salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids




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