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March 03, 2013

Chicken Salad with Grapes and Walnuts

Another great way to use left over roasted chicken, this salad can be served as a sandwich or over salad greens. Or see how to make this into a vegetarian dish...

Makes 3 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mayonaise
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1 cup grapes, sliced (use your favorite either green or red)
  • 1/3 cup celery, finely diced
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • Kosher Salt and fresh grated pepper to taste
  • Paprika to garnish (optional)


    Instructions:


    In a large bowl, combine olive oil and mayo, whisking until well blended.

    Combine chicken, celery, grapes, walnuts, onions and parsley.

    Add the salt, pepper to taste.

    Pour olive oil mixture over chicken. Mix well with all ingredients.

    Refrigerate until ready to serve. Sprinkle with paprika

    Serve with your favorite sandwich bread, can toast or serve as panini. Or serve on your favortie salad greens with a spash of red wine vinegar.

    Make it your own:

    Replace green onions with equal amounts finely diced purple onion or chives

    Make into a vegetarian dish by replacing chicken with apples.

  • Posted by terri at March 3, 2013 08:25 PM

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