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Simple Chicken Salad Recipe

This simple chicken salad recipe is incredibly versatile and so yummy!

simple chicken salad recipe

Whether you're planning a brunch, a springtime celebration, or just having a little get together, this great chicken salad is a menu staple!

I recently served it in fillo shells at a party and they were the perfect bite-sized treat.

The guests loved them so much that they were disappearing faster than I could put them on the serving plate!

Chicken Salad Ingredients:

  • 3 chicken breasts, cooked and finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 celery stalks, finely chopped
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup slivered almonds, depending on your taste
  • 1 small can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained (reserve the juice)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh parsley

Making this Simple Chicken Salad Recipe chicken salad with almonds

  • Combine the chicken, celery, almonds, and pineapple in a large bowl.
  • Stir in about half of the pineapple juice and 2 tablespoons of mayo. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  • If the chicken mixture is too dry, add more mayo.
  • Taste the mixture...there should be a refreshing hint of the pineapple juice. Add more juice, if necessary, to achieve desired taste.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir well and garnish with parsley before serving.
  • Serve on a bed of lettuce, in fillo shells, or with your favorite breads.

Tasty Additions: This chicken salad tastes great with fruit added to it! I especially love it with purple grapes...they add a splash of color and a sweet, juicy kick.

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