Holland House® Lemon Chicken Salad


Simmering the chicken in cooking wine adds lots of flavor to this refreshing main dish salad.

4 servings


  • ½ cup Holland House® White Cooking Wine

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, skinned

  • 1 cup pea pods, blanched

  • ¾ cup sliced celery

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • 1 pinch Pepper if desired

  • ½ cup toasted slivered almonds

  • Lettuce


  1. Place cooking wine and chicken in large saucepan. Add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink.

  2. Let chicken cool in liquid 45 minutes. Drain; cut chicken into bite-sized pieces.

  3. In large bowl, combine chicken, pea pods, celery, onions, mayonnaise, lemon peel and pepper; mix well. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.

  4. Just before serving, stir in almonds. To serve, spoon chicken salad onto lettuce-lined plates.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

480 Calories
35g Fat
11g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 480
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 44%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 419mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 18mg 90%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 437mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.