Friday, June 17, 2011

Miz Helen's Chicken Salad

Today I would like to  continue giving you some of my recipes that I make with the Roasted Chicken. Just about everyone has a favorite Chicken Salad. that always goes to the covered dish luncheons, the afternoon tea's, church socials and the old family stand by. This is my Chicken Salad recipe that has gone to all those places and the one that I reach for the most and is the most requested.

Miz Helen's Chicken Salad

We start the Chicken Salad with a nice Roasted Chicken.

Chop The Chicken
Chop The Apples and Celery
Chop The Grapes
Add The Dressing and Mix
Enjoy!
Miz Helen's Chicken Salad
Miz Helen's Kitchen
3 cups Roasted Chicken (breast meat) chopped
2 cups celery with leaves chopped
2 cups red delicious apple with peeling chopped
2 cups red or green grapes chopped
1 cup Sour Cream
1 cup Mayo
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or dried thyme
1 teaspoon dill weed
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black ground pepper
dash cayenne pepper
Starting with a Chicken Breast from a Roasted Chicken, chop the chicken and add to  large mixing bowl.
Add the chopped celery, apple, and grapes. Mix well
Mix the sour cream, mayo, thyme, dill weed, ginger, salt, pepper and cayenne in a separate bowl .
Pour the sour cream mixture over the chicken mixture and mix well.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
Recipe Tip:
I like to serve it on a bed of  bib lettuce with a garnish of fresh fruit or in a large bowl for a crowd. This is also makes a great sandwich or a wonderful filling for cream puffs.

If you missed the last Roasted Chicken recipe it was this great  Honey Apple Chicken Salad Link

I sure am glad that you stopped by to have some Chicken Salad with me today and hope you enjoyed it. I hope to see you back here at the cottage real soon.
Peace and Joy,

18 comments:

  1. Looks delicious! I do love chicken salad! The roasted chickens look perfect! I need to check out your instructions for them!

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  2. We like our chicken salad very much the same as your recipe! It's a favorite here. I enjoy varying the fruit in it to go with the seasons. Blueberries and peaches are yummy in the summer as are dried cranberries in the fall.

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  3. Miz Helen, your chicken salad would be so delicious on lightly toasted walnut bread! What a sandwich that would be.....

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  4. I love chicken salad! i bet it's delicious with the celery and fruit added in.

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  5. Yum like this recipe. Looks so good with all the fruit and then the dill in the dressing . Will try it for sure.

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  6. This looks like a great salad! The chicken looks so moist and tender in the picture! Going to try this one!

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  7. Your chicken salad sounds very similar to the recipe I make. It looks delicious and is making me want to make up a batch myself :)

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  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    This chicken salad looks great! I'll be back on Thursday for your linky party!

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  9. Yum! This looks great! Thanks for linking up to Savory Sunday!!

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  10. love recipes like this for summer time good eating but not to heavy come see what I shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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  11. Thank you Miz Helen, for this classic chicken salad recipe. I love grapes added to chicken salad and an interesting dressing! I love the way you used your roasted chicken in your salad too!

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  12. Mmmmmm.....Miz Helen this looks delicious!!! I make a chicken salad with grapes and green apples - love your version and I will be making this soon! I also saved your Honey Chicken Salad from last week. YUM! I am having a surprise birthday party for one of my friends this weekend and that salad will be on the menu!
    Thank you for sharing!
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    Concetta

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  13. Another great salad Miz Helen, thanks for sharing with the Hearth n Soul hop.

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  14. We love chicken salad and make it quite often. Your presentation is spectacular on the oranges. I just might have to "borrow" your idea.
    Happy Foodie Friday.
    Sam

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  15. YUM! That makes me think summer time at the lake with mom & dad. I miss you! Love you!

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  16. yum! i love chicken salad and yours sounds so delicious, thanks for sharing your recipe...happy to try it soon! visiting from tuesday's tasty tidbits. have a great week!

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