Friday, July 2, 2010

Summer Chicken Salad

Looking for something to do with your leftover chicken? Everyone loves a chicken salad sandwich, and what better way to honor the summer than by making some yummy additions to the classic chicken salad your mom used to make. Tired of sandwiches? Enjoy this recipe on crackers or pita chips as a quick snack or for your next pot luck.

What you'll need:
1 - 1 1/2 c. chopped chicken
1 tsp. chopped onion
1 tbsp. chopped green bell pepper
1 tbsp. chopped walnuts or pecans
2 tbsp. mayonnaise (not salad dressing) - add more if you prefer a creamier chicken salad
3-4  hard boiled eggs, coarsely chopped
1/4 c. chopped green onions
1/4 c/ chopped red apples (with skin)
1 tbsp. sweet relish
1 tbsp. dill relish
1/8 tsp. paprika
1/4 c. chopped red grapes

What you'll do:
Combine all ingredients listed above, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy!

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