Sunday, May 17, 2009

Colleen's Chicken Salad

My taste buds were first introduced to this bowl of yumminess several weeks ago, when Colleen brought this Chicken Salad to my house for a brunch get-together.

I wanted something light and easy to take to work for lunches, and this is perfect. I actually planned to dice up an apple and throw it in there just for kicks, but totally forgot.

This was just so easy to prepare! I threw in a couple of additional chicken breasts onto the grill pan when making dinner, and the rest just came together in minutes. I will definitely be making this again.


Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts (about 1 pound), cooked and shredded
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1/3 to 1/2 of a large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1/3 cup mayo, more or less to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • kosher salt and coarse ground pepper to taste

Combine chicken, celery, and cucumber in large bowl.

In small bowl, combine mayo, mustard, and lemon juice. Pour over chicken mixture, season with salt and pepper; toss gently to coat.

Cover and chill for at least 1 hour, can be made up to 24 hours in advance.

5 comments:

  1. This sounds fabulous! Nothing says summer like good old chicken salad!

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  2. Oh yum, Lauren! I am just cooking extra chicken now for ckn salad!! Looks like I'll have to use this recipe! :)

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  3. Chicken Salad - so yummy. I don't know if you know about Kahakai Kitchen's Sundays (soup, salad and sandwiches) - but you may be interested in joining in with recipes like this. There's a link on my blog (called Souper Sundays) if you want to check it out :o)

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  4. So glad you liked it - this is one of my faves!

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  5. Looks delicious and refreshing!

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