Scrumptious Chicken Salad

I don't know about you, but I think everyone needs a good chicken Salad Recipe. Personally, I like something with crunch and/or a little bit of sweet.

My friend Julie Catherine from Nothing but Nourished created this chicken salad and as the name says, it is absolutely scrumptious!  It combines a little bit of savory and a little bit of Sweet. Sooooo good!

Scrumptious Chicken Salad

 

  • 5 Cups Rotisserie Chicken, pulled**
  • 1 Cup Sliced Red Grapes
  • 1/2-1 Cup diced Celery
  • 1 diced Pink Lady, Fuji or Honeycrisp Apple
  • 1/2 Cup Craisins
  • 1/2 Cup Almonds, Pecans or Walnuts, chopped
  • 3/4 to 1 1/4 Cup Plain 2% Greek Yogurt OR Olive Oil Mayo
  • 1 Tbs. Dijon
  • 1 Tbs. Lemon Juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. Fresh Basil, julienned
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Fresh Garlic, minced (optional)
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix yogurt with the Dijon, lemon juice, basil salt, pepper and garlic (if using). Add the remaining ingredients and gently toss with a rubber spatula until all ingredients are fully coated. Taste and season accordingly!
  • Serve on toasted sprouted bread, on a bed of mixed greens or eat by the spoonful. Its delightful as-is or with the above...
  • Bon Appetit!

xoxo

 

Ruth 

 

NOTE: This recipe yields 8-10 generous servings and thus, is a nice thing to make ahead for your week's meals or snacks- its delightfully fresh and flavorful, lasting up to four days refrigerated.

 

**Rotisserie chicken is a fantastic, easy way to go as its already seasoned and cooked perfectly. I get mine at Costco for $5- Simply pull and discard the skin and bones and voila!


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