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Chicken Salad With Bacon and Red Grapes

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"This is a recipe that always seems to be used at our family gatherings. Everyone loves it. It's also great to make ahead for busy days."
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1 h servings 537
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cook bacon in a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate and allow to cool; crumble.
  2. Mix cooked chicken, crumbled bacon, water chestnuts, celery, and red grapes in a large salad bowl.
  3. Whisk mayonnaise, dried parsley, lime juice, onion powder, ground ginger, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper together to make a smooth dressing.
  4. Pour dressing over chicken mixture and stir to coat.
  5. Cover the bowl and refrigerate until cold, at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 537 calories; 48.4 14.5 12.8 55 456 Full nutrition

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We really enjoyed this - however the 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise seemed like too much - I made the dressing using 1/2 of mayonnaise but kept all the other dressing ingredients the same. It has just r...

Fixed this for lunch today. I will considering a couple of changes. I love bacon but it got lost/overpowered by the various flavors. The next time, I will substitute pecans or walnuts and take o...

This Chicken Salad was a hit with my friends...I omitted the water chestnuts (simply because I don't like them) and I substituted one half of the mayo with salad dressing. We used whole wheat c...

I loved this recipe! It has good texture and tastes great. I would definitely recommend it.

My husband is very hard to cook for, but I decided to try some things that I like and he can eat something else. We both loved this recipe and he has already asked me to prepare it again.

This was a fantastic, easy to make summer dish. The red grapes and the bacon were the perfect combination of sweet and savory. I just wish I had seen the reviews to use half of the mayo. One and...

The best one I have tried. I added apple and omitted the bacon. Wonderful Ty!

I have been making this salad for quite some time now and it is always a favorite with my husband. I don't change anything except sometimes I will add instead of grapes…apples or pineapple and ...

FANTABULOUS!!! Love this paired with the fresh broccoli salad by Nora. We also serve it with warmed whole grain pita wedges, which is complementary, and fun for the kiddos...thank you!