Sweet and Savory Chicken Salad

For me, the best part of a roasted chicken is the leftover breast meat…

…because I make chicken salad with it.  And I love me some chicken salad!

Now, I make my chicken salad with canola oil based mayonnaise, which makes it somewhat less fattening.  Then, I plop it on some toasted whole grain bread and top it leafy lettuce.  YUM!

As for my recipe, honestly I eyeball it so I’m not really sure about the quantities listed below, but you get the idea.  Plus, it also depends on what ingredients I have on hand.  Sometimes I’ll add dried cranberries and chopped apples.  Anything goes! It’s all good.

Chicken Salad

Ingredients

½ cup chopped chicken breast

4 Tbsp mayonnaise

2 Tbsp minced celery (about 2 stalks)

2 Tbsp minced red onion

¼ cup sliced raw almonds

¼ cup of red seedless grapes cut into halves

Directions

Add all the ingredients in a small bowl.  Mix until well combined.  Add salt and pepper, if needed.

Now link up and see what If I Could Escape and Gone Bananas are serving for this week’s Friday Food Fight.



*Also submitted at*

I am a Food RENEGADE!Fat Camp Friday Button

Advertisements

12 thoughts on “Sweet and Savory Chicken Salad

  1. Chicken Salad is a favorite of mine, too…so versatile! And always tasty…except the one time when I ordered it from a bagel shop, drove away, took a big bite and discovered- Miracle Whip. Barf. Ruined my day…

  2. Pingback: Beer, Beans and Tomato Chicken | Talking Dollars and Cents

  3. Pingback: Muffin Monday – Breakfast Muffins | Talking Dollars and Cents

  4. Pingback: Best of Friday Food Fight- 2011 Edition | Run DMT

  5. Pingback: Curried Chicken Salad | Run DMT

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s