Thursday, May 27, 2010

Chicken Salad

For a quick, high protein lunch this chicken salad hits the spot. It’s great to take along in your lunch for work or even on a picnic. Make this chicken salad the night before and you’ve got a great grab and go meal for you and a few friends.

What You Need:

1 – 12 oz can chicken in broth
1/3 cup raw cashews, cut into pieces
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1 stalk celery, small dice
1/3 cup red bell pepper, small dice
2 Tbs Miracle Whip or mayo
1 tsp Dijon
½ - 1 tsp curry powder
1/8 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
1/8 tsp kosher salt

What To Do:

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined.

Serve on whole wheat crackers.

Serves 4 (as a snack or appetizer)

Bon Appétit!


Stacy (Stacy Grows Healthy) said...

This looks tasty. I never thought to add nuts to a chicken salad, but I bet it adds a nice crunch. I'll have to try this.

What's Cookin' with Mary? said...

Thanks Stacy :) I've never put nuts in my chicken salad before making this one, it just seemed like a good idea, so I went with it & it turned out REALLY well.

Unknown said...

The cashews make this recipe sound fabulous! I've been on a mission to find new meals for lunch and this looks like a winner! Thanks for the recipe!

What's Cookin' with Mary? said...

Thanks Lindsay! Let me know what you think if you try it :)

Lisa Eirene said...

That sounds similar to my friend's famous tuna salad. Except she adds raisins to her mix! Try it! Soooo good!

What's Cookin' with Mary? said...

Lisa, I think raisin's would be perfect in this salad! Great tip. Thanks :) -Mary

Melissa @ For the Love of Health said...

Great recommendation! I love the photo with all the ingredients on the plate!
Have a wonderful weekend!

What's Cookin' with Mary? said...

Thanks Melissa ;D Same to you - Mary

Julie said...

mmmmm tjs aioli garlic mustard is one of my fav things in the whole world!!! haha yes i love it that much ;)

great recipe girl!

Shawnee said...

Yum. I love chicken salad. I have some tuna salad in the works for next week's menu. :) Cute blog!

What's Cookin' with Mary? said...

@ Julz I found out about that stuff from reading your blog :D It's SO FREAKIN good!

@Shawnee Thanks ;D I love tuna salad!