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Best Chicken Salad Ever

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"This recipe uses canned chicken, but if you want to use leftover chunked chicken or turkey, it 's even better. A dab of sweet relish is a nice taste surprise, and we love the apples, pecans, and raisins. The creamy salad dressing finishes it off nicely."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 174 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

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  1. Mix chicken, apple, raisins, celery, pecans, yogurt, and relish together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Cucumber is an interesting substitution possibility for the celery.
  • Use leftover chicken or turkey in place of the canned chicken to make this even better, if you have it on hand.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 174 calories; 8.6 g fat; 19.6 g carbohydrates; 7.2 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 133 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made two changes--I used 2% plain Greek yogurt and for the dried fruit a mix of raisins, golden raisins, and cranberries. I do think I would have liked a little something added to the yogurt-...

I used leftover rabbit for the chicken. I didn't have yogurt so used sour cream and subbed the pecans with walnuts. It's very tasty.