Chicken Salad with a Kick

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Not your average chicken salad -- this one packs a punch with delicious horseradish.


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3 cups
20 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 3 c
    breast meat from a rotisserie chicken (or you can prepare your own chicken)
  • 1/2 c
    green onions, chopped fine
  • 2
    ribs celery, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    toasted pecans, chopped
  • 2/3 c
    light mayonnaise
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    prepared horseradish
  • 2 tsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Chicken Salad with a Kick


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Refrigerate a couple of hours before serving.

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About Chicken Salad with a Kick

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic Low Fat Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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