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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  • 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
  • 1
    belgian endive, separated and washed

How to Make Summertime Chicken Salad


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

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About Summertime Chicken Salad

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

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