Chicken Salad Recipe
Made with tender pieces of chicken and a rich, herby, lemony dressing to compliment it. Nothing complicated here just basic ingredients that together make a classic and comforting lunchtime favorite.
cooked diced chicken breasts,
fresh lemon juice
(about 2 small)
chopped green onions*
finely chopped fresh parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Bread slices or lettuce leaves for serving
Add chicken to a large mixing bowl, pour lemon juice over chicken. Add celery, green onions, parsley, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon zest and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately in bread or lettuce leaves or chill in refrigerator up to 1 day.
*Red onion can be substituted in place of green for a stronger flavor if desired.
*Light mayonnaise can be substituted for a lighter option or substitute 1/4 cup of the mayo with plain Greek yogurt.
Try it with fresh fruit such as
1 diced apple
1 cup halved grapes
. It's delicious!
Delicious toppings on the sandwich include lettuce, bacon, tomatoes, and sliced avocados.
Nutrition includes chicken salad only, no bread no extra toppings.
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