• 2 Ratings

This chicken salad is extra creamy, making it great for filling a tasty sandwich. Make it spicy by adding curry, or mix it up by stirring in grapes and nuts.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a medium bowl combine chicken, celery, and green onion. For dressing, in a small bowl stir together mayonnaise, basil, salt, and, if desired, lemon peel. Pour dressing over chicken mixture; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for 1 to 4 hours. Serve on bread or over mixed salad greens. Makes 4 main-dish servings.


Curried Chicken Salad:

Prepare as above, except reduce mayonnaise to 1/4 cup, add 2 tablespoons chutney, and 1 teaspoon curry powder. Omit the basil. Before serving, stir in 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped, toasted cashews or almonds .

Grape and Nut Chicken Salad:

Prepare as above, except stir 3/4 cup red and/or green seedless grapes, halved, into the chicken mixture before chilling. Before serving, stir in 1/3 cup coarsely chopped, toasted walnuts or pecans .

Nutrition Facts

245 calories; 19 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 8 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 57 mg cholesterol; 315 mg sodium. 342 mg potassium; 4 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 16 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 632 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 52 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


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