Easy Chicken or Tuna Salad

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Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

This was one of the first dishes I learned to prepare MANY years ago when I was just getting interested in cooking. I know that there a many variations of chicken salad but this is the way my Mom did it so that's the way I do it.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 - 4
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1
large can chunk chicken or tuna
2 Tbsp
dill pickle relish
1
small onion, finely diced
1/2 c
celery, finely chopped
1/2 c
bell pepper, finely diced (any color)
1/2 c
black or green olives, chopped
3
hard boiled eggs
3 Tbsp
salad dressing or mayo
2
small roma tomatoes, diced
2 c
shredded lettuce

How to Make Easy Chicken or Tuna Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1In medium bowl, combine chicken or tuna, pickle relish, onion, celery, bell pepper, olives,and tomatoes. . Stir gently to combine.
  • 2Peel and roughly chop the hard boiled eggs into the mixture.
  • 3Add the salad dressing and gently fold all ingredients together
  • 4If serving immediately, fold in the lettuce; if not, fold it in just before serving.
  • 5This is great served in a hollowed out tomato, on your favorite bread or wrapped in a lettuce leaf. Use your imagination.

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About Easy Chicken or Tuna Salad

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads, Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy