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Willow Tree Chicken Salad

Russ Myers


My attempt at recreating this famous, delicious chicken salad. I think it's pretty close. My wife says this is the best she has ever eaten.


★★★★★ 4 votes

4 / 6
15 Min
15 Min
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1 lb
cooked chicken breast (boiled)
3/4 c
3 Tbsp
finely minced celery
3 Tbsp
finely minced onion
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1 pinch
1 pinch

How to Make Willow Tree Chicken Salad


  • 1Using a food processor, a stand mixer with paddle attachment, or shred by hand, shred chicken breast thoroughly.
    Note: Using shredded chicken breast rather than diced chicken pieces will help recreate the original Willow Tree Chicken Salad texture.
  • 2Remove bowl from mixer and add all other ingredients.
    Stir by hand to mix well.
  • 3Chill
    Serve over lettuce leaves or use as a spread on crackers, or a sandwich.

    Note: Condiments such as olives, pickles, or relish also compliment this recipe, when used as a sandwich or cracker spread

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About Willow Tree Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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