Curried Chicken Salad with Jicama: Use a purchased deli-roasted chicken or the poultry from last night's dinner as the basis for a chilled salad. Crunchy jicama and celery add a little snap to complement the juicy grapes. If desired, heat up the proceedings by stirring a minced red serrano chili pepper into the salad mixture before chilling.
Mediterranean Chicken Salad: This satisfying blend of chicken, olives, walnuts, artichokes, and fresh spinach boasts a pronounced Mediterranean flavor. It's a well-rounded meal when served with warm pita rounds and a robust white wine.
Chicken, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad: With just four ingredients, this recipe of chicken, pears, and blue cheese is perfect for a making a meal at the last minute.
Scoop-It-Up Chicken Salad: Mini taco shells scoop up chicken salad spiked with salsa and cheddar cheese. It's a dish no one of any age can resist.
Lime-Ginger Chicken Salad: Ginger and lime add a twist to this refreshing salad. A yogurt-based dressing serves as a healthier alternative to mayonnaise in this tangy and quick-to-prepare dish.
Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad: Savor this refreshing honey-dressed salad in the summertime when nectarines are at their peak.
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