Recipe: Perfect Good Chicken Salad
Good Chicken Salad. It's good for you and quick to make, and it has wonderful flavor. —Peggi Kelly, Fairbury, Nebraska The New York Times' recipe, which they claim to be "the best," features a very specific cooking technique borrowed from a Chinese poaching method. The Pioneer Woman also poaches her chicken, but the similarities end there — she adds yogurt and half-and-half to her dressing base, as well as brown sugar (yes, I was skeptical). You can also make the homemade mayonnaise several days in advance, too!
Or, for a low-carb option, serve it on top of a bed of salad leaves with some sliced tomatoes and avocado. How to Make the BEST Chicken Salad. Place the diced chicken, celery, green onions and grapes in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine. You can have Good Chicken Salad using 8 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Good Chicken Salad
- Prepare 1 of mixed lettuce.
- You need 1 of cherry tomatoes.
- It's 1 of baby portabellas(sliced).
- Prepare 1 of English cucumber (sliced).
- You need 1 of shredded carrots.
- You need 1 of salt& pepper.
- Prepare 1 of bacon ranch or Italian dressing.
- Prepare 1 large of chicken breast (sliced).
This herby chicken salad uses roasted chicken breasts, but rotisserie chicken works well, too. Parsley, dill, chives, oregano, and lemon juice give the salad a lively flavor. Serve in lettuce cups, or in sandwich bread with sliced tomato and lettuce. Two things make this chicken salad super.
Good Chicken Salad step by step
- Wash lettuce and chop then, chop and slice veggies..
- Sautee chicken let rest and,slice then assemble salad, you can use as much or, as less lettuce and veggies as you want..
The first is the combination of a creamy salad dressing and a coleslaw dressing. The second is that everything goes into the food processor, so the consistency is spread able and all the flavors mingle well. Everyone likes chicken salad different ways: ground up and fine, large and chunky, chock full of onions, nuts, and any number of other ingredients. Because of the innumerable combinations of chicken salad, I won't even consider claiming that this recipe is "the best" or "the greatest." Chicken Salad is way too subjective for that. If you have leftover cooked chicken from another meal, turn it into easy chicken salad.