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chicken ambrosia salad

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
JoSele Swopes

This is one of my favorite salads that is a meal and dessert in one...My mom makes this it is creamy, fruity and nutty with chicken in it...I love the flavor and can set and eat the whole thing all by my a kid we would have this for lunch...I consider this a special occasion salad...All the kids love it and of course us adults too...

(4 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For chicken ambrosia salad

  • 2 can
    chicken breast (shredded, drained) large
  • 1 c
    mandarin oranges (drained)
  • 1 c
    pineapple chunks (drained)
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1 c
    seedless red grapes (halves)
  • 1 c
    pecans, halved
  • 1 c
    red delicious apples and celery (chopped)
  • 1/2 c
    marshmallow cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 pinch

How To Make chicken ambrosia salad

  • 1
    In large bowl, drain and shred chicken Drain all fruits, add in all meat, celery, fruit and nuts...Then in small microwavable bowl place Mayonnaise and Marshmallow in microwave for 30 seconds at a time time cream has melted and mixes well with the mayo...Stir and pour on to meat, fruit, and nut mixture...
  • 2
    Combine all and chill for two hours...sprinkle nutmeg on top upon serving...
  • 3
    You can put this on Bib Lettuce or not..I like it best with out...

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