Chicken Salad

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
30 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 cups diced poached chicken, recipe follows
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced or 1/4 cup sweet onion cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh tarragon or fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1 cup prepared or homemade mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons strained freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • POACHED CHICKEN FOR SALADS
  • 10 sprigs parsley
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 small onion, halved
  • 1 small carrot, halved
  • 1 stalk celery, halved
  • 3 pounds chicken breasts halves, on the bone and fat trimmed
  • 5 to 6 cups chicken broth, homemade or low-sodium canned
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Directions

In a mixing bowl, toss together the chicken, celery, scallions and herbs. Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper to taste. Add to the chicken and mix gently until combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cook's Note: Serve on a bed of lettuce with sliced tomatoes, in half an avocado or in a chicken club sandwich made with artisanal bread, crispy smoked bacon, vine-ripened tomatoes and lettuce.

Put the parsley, thyme, onion, carrot, celery, and chicken breasts in a medium saucepan. Cover with the broth, and bring just to a boil. Lower the heat to very low and cover. Poach the chicken for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch. Remove the pan from the heat, uncover, cool the chicken in the liquid for 30 minutes.

Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and reserve the liquid. Bone and skin the chicken and cut the meat into 1 inch cubes. Discard the bones and skin.

Strain the broth and store, covered, in the refrigerator for 3 days or freeze for later use. Remove any fat from the surface of the broth before using. Yield: 4 cups cubed chicken or 4 to 6 servings


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Best chicken salad sandwich i've ever eaten... seriously. this is it.  item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was fabulous.  I rarely change recipes, but I did make a few changes.  (1)  I didn't use the above poached chicken recipe, as I wanted something simpler.  I cut raw boneless skinless chicken breast into large chunks, then boiled some well salted water.  Once the water boiled, I added the chicken, turned the heat off, and covered the pot.  I let it (chicken in covered pot) sit for 15 minutes as I prepared everything else.  Then I chopped the poached chicken and measured out four cups.  (2) I only used ONE teaspoon of salt, after reading other reviews saying this was too salty.  (3)  I started with half a cup of mayo, then added more to the consistency I wanted.  I probably did end up with a cup of mayo.  This is a wonderful chicken salad, and I love that it can be made ahead!  I made mine on Friday evening, and am eating the last of it today (don't like to keep chicken leftovers around for more than a few days).  Also, I thought it would be WAY too many green onions, but everything blended together perfectly and tasted delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
<span>Delicious, with a few changes. </span><div><br /></div><div>Skillet-cooked chicken diced chicken breasts (for time), added a chicken base instead of broth for concentrated flavor. Omitted salt (there is salt in chicken base). Used half Greek yogurt, half mayo. Dried dill for convenience (this flavor developed strongly with time). Added a tsp of garlic and onion powders. Added handful of halved grapes per recipe.</div><div><br /></div><div>Doubled for 10 adults. Served with 3 lbs of Italian beef, about 2 sandwiches of chicken salad and 1 sandwich of beef left. (Our friends tend to come hungry and anticipate good food!) </div><div><br /></div><div>Made it in the afternoon, flavors developed nicely for dinner time. Served on store-bought croissants. Lots of compliments!</div> item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love the tarragon.  Delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my husband. He liked it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
AWESOME!!!! Best Chicken salad. I served at a brunch and every guest asked for the recipe. The key is to poach the chicken as indicated. I was going to use an already cooked rotisserie chicken to save time and I am so glad I didn't. I then used the liquid as stock for a soup. Also yummy! So glad I found it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Good salad. One thing: mayonnaise is so salty, it's a good idea to make it without salt, taste, and decide whether any is actually needed. Also, raisins are a good addition to this salad. I also agree that Ina Garten's way of roasting the bone-in, skin-on chicken gives lots more flavor for chicken in salad, as opposed to poached chicken. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made it for the Hubby and he loved it. I did only use half of the recommended salt and it was still very tasty. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I added some diced jalapenos and chopped red onion, less salt definitely, sub out for some granulated garlic, much better!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I agtee too salty. Start small and add gradually. Otherwise delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very very good and easy to make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is very very good! The only issue I had was the mayo...1 cup is way too much. I only had about 3/4 of a cup and it was still too much. Other than that, its amazing! I also added about 1/2 of a cup of sliced green grapes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had two huge chicken breasts ( Arnold Schwartzenager ) which I baked Ina Garten style. Mixed chicken, two stalks celery, 1/2 sweet onion, 2 heaping Tbs ( real Tbs ) of Miracle Whip. 1 Tbs of sour cream, dijon mustard, a little salt to taste. Wow! I had this on whole wheat bread and it was really good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This COULD have been great, but just like everyone else said...WAY TOO MUCH SALT! Yes, I was using kosher salt as suggested. Next time I will cut the salt in half. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Yummy! I thoroughly enjoyed this. The only change I made was adding a lil curry for extra flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love this recipe! Quick and easy and taste great item not reviewed by moderator and published
The only ingredient I substituted was dried dill for fresh. I was looking for a quick and tasty recipe for some leftover boneless cooked chicken breasts, This was delicious and I'll make it again soon. A bit salty yes, but you can always cut back seasonings to your own taste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was skeptical because I'm a traditional chicken salad lover = eggs, relish etc but this was so good that I will never go back. My husband even liked it! I didn't have any onions so I added some sweet vadalia onion dressing instead and it turned out just fine. I also limited salt to 1 teaspoon and added mayonnaise until it "looked right" which was not anywhere near a full cup. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Uggggh! I made this recipe prior to reading the reviews, big mistake...way too salty! I had to toss it in the garbage. Will try making it again without the salt. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fantastic! I am not a big fan of celery, so substituted in some diced green apples... also salted to taste... and in a moment of weakness, threw in some bacon bits! Not exactly low-cal, but chicken salad sandwich nirvana. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used rotisserie chicken, added fresh thyme ,parsley, sliced almonds to the mix. Very good, I will make again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
It was great!!! In every recipe, I never really go by the amounts of salt. I add the amount I think is necessary, taste, and then adjust. It was really good!!! I also didn&amp;#39;t use the recommended amount of mayo...it&amp;#39;s just a preference. I think that 3/4 cup was enough for me. I also added seedless red grapes (halved and salted cashews. It was awesome! I suggest you spice it up and add your own things to it item not reviewed by moderator and published
***DO NOT USE TWO TEASPOONS OF SALT*** If I had read the comments first, this recipe might have been a five. But as it stands this gets a one because it was completely inedible. I even like my foods on the salty side and this got tossed almost immediately, but not before I did what I could to cut into the saltiness. Going to try again tomorrow, and will start with a 1/4 tsp salt. But this recipe should be edited, considering so many seem to believe it&amp;#39;s far too salty. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy and quite tasty. I used a supermarket rotisserie chicken. I added a couple of dashes of cayenne powder to the recipe.. When I assembled the sandwiches, I used toasted whole wheat bread, lettuce, tomato, sunflower seeds and some crumbled blue cheese (blue cheese goes well with everything. Yummy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This turned out perfectly. Added to it pita bread and a side of mandarin oranges, apple slices, strawberries and walnuts. Delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW!!!! I consider myself a chicken salad aficionado. This was amazing! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very flavorful. I cut back a bit on the salt because I used broth instead of stock. For some reason my store didn't have bone-in chicken breasts so I poached boneless skinless chicken breasts with the same instructions. Came out great. Can't wait to have the sandwich for lunch tomorrow with all of the fixings. Used dill, by the way. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good, crisp clean flavors. The scallions add a nice punch to the blend. A tad too salty for my taste. Next time I will cut back the salt by half let it chill for an hour, sample, and adjust. item not reviewed by moderator and published
What can I say that other reviewers haven't?! It's just a really easy tasty versions. My husband isn't a fan of dill so I used fresh thyme. At the recommendation of others, gradually added salt as needed too avoid over salting. We're low carb'ing it so I served it on a tomato half. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe, just added a little sour cream and it was delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made it for a wedding shower and it was a huge hit! Delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great way to use the chicken I used to make stock! Easy to make with surprising depth of flavor!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had half a left over rotisserie chicken from Sams club, using the white meat that was left mixed it with the other ingredients, except had to substitute with all dried herbs, lemon juice out of the bottle, less salt, sea salt as I'm not much for big hunks of salt and honey dijon mustard. I didn't follow exact measurements, eyeballed and adjusted to taste. Served on regular toasted crisp bread with romaine. It was delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I added cranberries to the recipe, it is so very good I will make this on a regular basis. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This chicken salad recipe was just like I remember at my favorite deli! I have been searching for years to re-capture that taste! On big beautiful crusty bread this would be divine. Reduce the salt though, I didn't notice, but more than one family member did. The dill really makes it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Wow, was this delicious! Made with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving and so reduced the salt by about 1/2... maybe could have left out a bit more even. Used the diced sweet onion, and fresh lemon juice, which gave it such a touch of brightness. No fresh herbs, so used dried and it was fine - only a big pinch of dill as my hubby is not really fond of it. YUM - so glad I have a new go-to for Chicken Salad!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Perfection made so easily. I take a flour tortilla, heat it up in a frying pan to toast both sides, fill it with this delicious chicken salad, add diced tomatoes and shredded lettuce and it is fantastic! item not reviewed by moderator and published
DELISH! I have been looking to make a great chicken salad for a long time, but could never really get the recipe just right. After coming across this one, I tried it. It was amazing! My fiance said it was the best he's ever had and has been asking me to make it again constantly ever since! Funny thing is, he really wasn't a big chicken salad fan to begin with! The things I changed were I didn't have dill or tarragon, but next time I will be sure to have one of these on hand. Also, I diced and added fresh red pepper. This I will continue to add, as it was a great personalization to this already-wonderful recipe. Will definitely be making this for my annual Halloween party! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is one of the best chicken salad recipes we've tried!!! Delicious!! Our twist: We only had canned chicken breast, and used dried parsley and dill, also had no dijon so we used brown mustard instead. Also, instead of 1 cup mayo, we used 1/4 cup Best Foods lite mayo, and 1/4 cup plain non-fat yogurt, and only used 1 tsp kosher salt. Served it on whole grain bread with fresh spinach. Very Yummy &amp; Best of all the Kids loved it too!! Will definitely make this again!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Best chicken salad EVER! I make this all the time to eat with crackers or on a sandwich! Super healthy and my husband is obsessed with it too.. I add red onion instead of scallions. I like the flavor or red onion better. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty. I added more mustard to give it an additional zing and folded in slivered almonds as well. It was most definitely a crowd pleaser - there were no left-overs. item not reviewed by moderator and published
So delicious!! I boil a whole chicken and use the white and dark meat from that. I add 1/2 the mayo at a time, and add more as needed. My husband was absolutly amazed and raved to all his co-workers-- definatly a keeper!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Really good and really easy!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is totally excellent!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good traditional recipe. Did on multigrain bread with lettuce. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great recipe. I omitted the tarragon or dill and parsley and subbed in a medium sprinkle of Italian seasoning. I also used grilled(on the barbecue chicken. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Sweet. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is awesome. My husband and I had it for dinner last night, spur of the moment, and it was excellent. Just the right combination of all ingredients, the chicken is tender. Very good recipe, I will make again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was very basic and perfect! Only used half of mayo, a sprinkle of salt and a rotisserie chicken. item not reviewed by moderator and published
THIS is fantastic! I'll be making it every week this summer! Yum! item not reviewed by moderator and published
2 tsp of salt is too much. Otherwise, very tasty. I also added grapes and used reduced fat mayo. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is best chicken salad ever! Everyone loved this recipe, my daughter considers herself a connoisseur of chicken salads! We had plenty of leftover chicken that had been smoked with a combination of hickory and mesquite. I did not have fresh herbs, so I used dried. I added just a touch of garlic powder to the dressing. I used country Dijon as that was what was on hand. I also added some capers for a little extra pop! Absolutely fantastic! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was fantastic! I have tried other recipes from this site but this one was exactly what I had envisioned it would taste like! I made it for dinner and my wife and boys were very pleased! I served it on 12 grain bread and used Turkey bacon as a finisher! The only changes I made to the recipe is that I cut the amount of salt in half and poached the chicken for only 10 minutes and then put it grilled it over a charcoal grill to add that smokey flavor to the chicken! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was awesome. I doubled the recipe because we were having guests and my husband actually split the chicken up and seasoned it three different ways and put it on our smoker to cook it before adding it in and it was fantastic. He seasoned one as blackened chicken, one with a habanero rub and one with a BBQ rub and then we split the recipe up and made three different bowls of the chicken salad. Every guest loved them all. They came out fantastic. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious as is! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was Awesome!!! I added some Sweet Relish and Blacken Seasoning to it and Wow!!! My Friends just Loved it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used fat-free mayo and added sliced grapes. Delicious!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this recipe with rotisserie chicken and served on small croissants - big hit! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This chicken salad was very good. I made two small changes and it was still excellent. I used dark meat chicken that I had already been marinaded and baked and I used Honey Dijon instead of regular Dijon Mustard. I didn't have an celery and it was still yummy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Really delicious chicken salad--did change a few things though. I poached the chicken using a different recipe from martha stewart. I did not cool the chicken in the stock - that would overcook it. Instead I cooled it on a cutting board, then just shredded it instead of chopping it. I also did 1 1/2 cups of mayo (light mayo + 1 Tbsp. lemon juice for the sauce (so basically 1 1/2 times the amounts listed - I don't know how 1 cup would have covered it. I cut the salt way down to 1/4 tsp. (fine sea salt. This may equate to 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, not sure, but it was just the right amount. In my book, better to undersalt and add more later for something like this than ruin it with too much salt! I doubled the tarragon/parsley, and omitted the dijon mustard, which probably would have gone well with the tarragon, but I preferred just the mayo/herb/lemon juice taste. Next time I might do 1/2 mayo and 1/2 light sour cream or plain yogurt. Nice light springy meal. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Absolutely delicious. I used a whole roasted chicken from the grocery store instead of poaching. Didn't have dill the second time I made it but it's still was really good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This salad is really tasty and easy to assemble. I have made it twice already. The second time I used carrots instead of celery because I didn't have any and it still turned out really good. For those reviewers who said that it is too salty, the recipe calls for kosher salt. If you're using regular salt you might want to cut the salt down to 1 tsp. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Simple to make, super delicious. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Loved it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I LOVED this. Totally not what I was expecting when I went to make chicken salad today! Followed the recipe to a t except that I used dry herbs because I was planning on using a different recipe with different herbs, but it still turned out great. Can't wait to have leftovers later! item not reviewed by moderator and published
SO GOOD! We added grades and toasted walnuts! YUM! A little less salt next time : item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was great and simple. It was so freaking delicious. We finished everything by the second day. That's how good it was! I made some minor changes to my liking. I added thinly sliced carrots and used regular mustard instead of Dijon mustard. This recipe was a bit too salty so I used honey mustard to counter that. It was too dry and I added more mayo. I will definitely use this easy to use recipe time and time again. Thank you Food Network Kitchens! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Flavorful and tasty. Will become a regular in pur hpuse item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe. I added more lemon juice than called for giving it less of a mayo taste. Served over greens, tomato and avocado. Will do again!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Whatever you do , DO NOT salt it til the very end!!! I made this today and it's too salty!! I had to make more chicken and doctor it up to take away the salty taste, I added some sweet pickle relish, more celery and the extra chicken finally helped...other than that it's pretty tasty! will make it again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is by far the best Chicken Salad that I have ever made. I replaced the Dijon mustard with honey mustard and added Sour Cream approx 1/4 Cup. Served on a Spinach Wrap with fresh spinach and tomatoes. Excellent!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I followed this recipe to a t!! All I can say is amazing!! First time making chicken salad and now I am hooked! I will make this over and over ! Thank you!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Good recipe, but needs more of a kick. I used 3/4C mayo instead of 1C, and added a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar which really brought the flavor out. item not reviewed by moderator and published
So very easy! What I did instead of poaching a chicken was to buy 2 nice hot rotisserie chickens. I only used the breast meat and since it's already seasoned there was no need to add any additional salt!!! I also added a tablespoon of sour cream instead of the whole cup of mayo!! It was fantastic!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have finally found a chicken salad recipe that is a keeper. It is very tasy and easy to make. I added dill instead of tarragon, and added salt and pepper to taste. I never add the amount on the recipe because I am not a huge fan of putting a bunch of salt in all at once. I slowly add until I like it. When I poached the chicken, I added a couple of cloves of crushed garlic and added fresh cracked black pepper right in the water, and it came out excellent. I believe adding the lemon is a must because it really wakes up all the flavors in the salad. Also, for the mayo, I used the mayo made with olive oil and I think it elevated the salad as well. Yum : item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made this several times and always get the greatest compliments! item not reviewed by moderator and published
So good and so easy to prepare.. I NEVER cook and this was super easy and tasted like it does when i order from a cafe or restaurants! 10 stars! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've never posted a review but I couldn't help myself after making this chicken salad. This is hands down the best chicken salad I've ever had! I made this as a side for my son's high school graduation party (I even doubled it and there was not one single bite left! I made one batch with a precooked rotisserie chicken, and one with grilled chicken I cooked and omitted all salt. I also used fresh dill &amp; parsley, freshly squeezed lemon juice and red onion and Oh My is all I can say. In fact, I just made it again for a picnic yesterday and again, it was such a hit, all my friends want this recipe. Definitely worth 5 stars!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was delicious. I added most of a tart/sweet apple and omitted the salt after reading some of the other reviewers. I LOVE salt, and this recipe absolutely did not need ANY added to it. (Maybe that depends on the type of MAyo you use?) I used dill and Vidalia (sweet) onions, and I added some chives. I also added almonds right before serving so that they wouldn't get soggy. I will definitley keep this recipe handy and use it again! Thanks for providing this for us!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Like many of the other reviewers. This receipe as is calls for too much salt, 1/4 the salt and then add more if needed otherwise you'll ruin the whole dish. Also adding almonds, grapes, etc for a crunch factor is a must. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delicious with lots of dill! Next time I would add some lemon zest, but it was all around yummy. I salted and peppered to taste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I thought it was a good recipe item not reviewed by moderator and published
I agree with imina. I dont know what I did wrong but this recipe is horrible. Mad I wasted chicken on this. I threw it all away. Yuck! item not reviewed by moderator and published
After reading all the reviews, I can't help but what did I do wrong. I followed the recipe to the T. Thank god I didn't make the full servings, I only did half. I don't know what and why mine's came out not so good. It just didn't do anything for me. Oh I did use light Hellman's Mayo. I guess since I was expecting it to taste like the best chicken salad that I have ever had, which was from Lazarus dept store restaurant, it simply didn't measure up even with the chicken salad that I normally make. item not reviewed by moderator and published
YUMMY!!! my husband LOVES chicken salad so I am always hunting and trying different chicken salad recipes. There is one at a restaurant that he adores and I can never quite make one at home that tastes as good to him. Got it now! This one is so delisious and I am not the biggest chicken salad fan. I'll eat this recipe any day though! Add craisins, apples, grapes, whatever- this is only the second recipe I've 5 starred on here- Alton Brown's City Ham is my fave so far. But everyone has their own tastes! Hope anyone reading this will give it a try! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love this recipe... it's a regular for me now, especially good with rotisserie chicken. However, I've noticed that I have to add salt carefully; especially with the already salted rotisserie chicken. I start at 1/2 tsp of salt and work up from there. I can't wait to experiment with the herbs more, but I love how fresh dill gives it a subtle kick of flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent. Use rotisserie chicken already cooked. Had no dill, etc, used 2 tblsp Curry powder. My wife loved it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
THIS RECIPE WAS A HIT WITH THE GRANDCHILDREN FOR LUNCH, DIDN,T USE THE ALMONDS THOUGH OR MUSTARD. WHEN MY SON CAME IN HE TOOK THE REST. item not reviewed by moderator and published
As indicated by a previous reviewer, WAY TOO SALTY with the 2 teaspoons of kosher salt. It does mention adding to taste, which may have been part of my mistake in adding the 2 teaspoons right off the bat. I added pecans, cherry craisins, and golden raisins to mine for a variation. Overall, I like the recipe a lot. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband absolutely loved this. He had 2 sandwiches and then finished what was left in the bowl! Best part...when we were at his mother's for dinner the following weekend..he was raving to her about my chicken salad. :) Very flavorful and tasty. I'm not a big fan of celery so I chopped mine up fine so that I didn't taste it as much but still got the crunch. Served it on toasted buns which was really delicious because it added to the nice crunchy texture. Will definitely be putting this into the permanent cookbook. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a very good salad except that its way too salty. Next time I make this, I will use only 1/4 to 1/2 the amount. Also my husband added about a 1/4 cup of bacon bits which made it very good. I will also try adding some walnuts and apples to it as well item not reviewed by moderator and published
OK, you got me to actually write a review - something I've never done until now. The recipe was so simple but the taste was just delicious! I added chopped apples and pecans and it was just scrumptious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Hands down the best chicken salad I've ever fixed! I used both the fresh tarragon and the dill and loved the extra flavor. I've even tried it with canned chicken when I didn't have the time to cook fresh chicken and it still Is good! This is my go to chicken salad for an elegant ladies brunch. Only modification when using canned chicken was to cut out the salt. THE BEST!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love this recipe, but I triple the amount of tarragon and use half the salt. This chicken salad is so popular that when I make it, I make at least a triple batch so there is enough to go around. When my husband takes this to work, everyone begs for a sandwich...I just send a loaf of bread now so there is enough for everyone. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a mouthful of flavours. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this today and was pleasantly surprised I didnt have mayo so I used miracle whip. Used a bit less salt. Other than that it was perfect! Husband loves it too. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Okay, so I kicked it up a notch and used grilled chicken. To prepare the grilled chicken use the following: 4 Boneless &amp; Skinless Chicken Breasts 3 Tbl Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 3 Tbl EVOO (that's Extra Virgin Olive Oil) 2 Tbl Lemon Pepper Seasoning (I used McCormick brand.) Add all ingredients to a re-sealable freezer bag (Ziploc), seal it up and sort of mush it up with your hands. Toss it in the fridge for at least an hour. Then heat the grill to 350 or so...you want a hot grill. Grill for 7 minutes or so on each side until the meat thermometer reaches 165 degrees. That's it. Use this chicken for your chicken salad recipe and you will not regret the extra step. Also, I added TOASTED slivered almonds to the recipe for an extra note of deliciousness. FABULOUS! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I will admit that I did not add the dill or the lemon juice (I was out of it @ home even though I thought I had some on hand), it was FANTASTIC!!! Someone else wrote about adding hot sauce...YUM!!!! It defintely brought the dish to another level. I added scallions to mine which gave it an extra bite as well. I also used regular deli mustard as opposed to dijon. I can't wait to add the dill and lemon juice tonight to the leftovers!! I'm sure it will brighten up the taste and make it even more perfect! Thanks Food Network!! This recipe is a KEEPER!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great recipe. To make things easier, I bought a rotisserie chicken already cooked. Once I took the skin off, I threw it in the food processor with some walnuts instead of cutting the chicken into cubes. I also added grapes cute in fourths. The rest of the recipe was great! I used a little less green onion and celery, but just cut it into smaller dices. Very good as a snack on Ritz crackers!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for my wife and children last night and they absolutely loved it. Thanks for sharing!!! The only modification-no salt. item not reviewed by moderator and published
You have to watch when it says "Kosher Salt". Two teaspoons of kosher salt would be fine as it is less fine than table salt. While 2 teaspoons of table salt is way too much. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Did you follow the directions precisely? item not reviewed by moderator and published
For those of us on salt restricted diets, add salt TO TASTE; obviously, once it's in you can't get it out. Kindly remember, these directions are guidelines... item not reviewed by moderator and published

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