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Chicken, Grape, and Rice Salad

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"My neighbor made this for a picnic forever ago, and it is super easy to make. Easy to change it your own liking. Sometimes the onions can be too strong, so you may want to test before adding too many."
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1 h 40 m servings 449
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Bring water and margarine to a boil in a saucepan; reduce heat to low and stir in long grain and wild rice mix. Cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 25 minutes. Fluff with fork and allow rice mix to cool thoroughly.
  2. Mix cooled rice mix with chicken, red onion, grapes, cashews, and mayonnaise. Serve immediately or chill before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 449 calories; 32.5 25.2 16.4 42 281 Full nutrition

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While this is great as is, to change the flavor and color up a little, add a few drops of liquid smoke to the dressing and use blueberries instead of grapes.

It seemed a litle blah to me. Wondering if it could be because I used salad dressing instead of mayonaise. I tried adding salt to the finihed product but still feel like it needed a little zin...

This is always been a hit at parties, it,s a nice heathly dish that can be use as a main dish at luncheon of friends. Add water chestnuts!!!!

Definitely will make it again. Needed something quick and cool. Had leftover Brown rice in the fridge. Used drained canned chicken and after reading the reviews added Worcestershire to the mayon...

I wanted to try a different type of chicken salad and this definitley fit the bill! Next time I will cut down on the red onion thats for sure. I love onion but for this dish (and my tastes) I wi...