Summertime Chicken Salad

Summertime Chicken Salad Recipe

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maureen cardelle


I began making this salad about 20 years ago, when my husband complained that he didn't want the garden variety chicken salad.
It's always a hit.

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20 Min


1 medium
chicken, roasted, skin & bones removed, shredded
1/2 c
craisins, divided
1/2 c
pecans, divided
1 c
light sour cream
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 c
dijon mustard, preferably country style
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
3 c
salad greens
belgian endive, separated and washed

How to Make Summertime Chicken Salad


  • 1Coarsely chop half of the cranberries and pecans; reserve remaining 1/4 cup of each.
  • 2Toss the chicken with the chopped cranberries and pecans; set aside.
  • 3Mix sour cream, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic and cayenne pepper until blended.
  • 4Add sour cream to chicken mixture; blend well.
    Salt and pepper to taste. Chill.
  • 5Arrange greens on salad plates; top with endive "cups". Scoop salad onto the endive.
  • 6Garnish plates with reserved berries and nuts.

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About Summertime Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy