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Accidental Grilled Chicken Salad

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"Was expecting a few hungry friends to walk in as I started cooking, but they called and had an emergency. Fortunately nothing bad, but there I was with too much food. Chopped everything up, added mayo, and a generous slurp of hot sauce (the way I like it). Not your run-of-the-mill chicken salad. Good way to finish up those leftovers! I put the onion slices and mushrooms in a grill basket so they could be turned without falling apart as they cooked. Hope you like it!"
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Ingredients

2 h servings 426 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place chicken breast halves in a large resealable plastic bag with lemon juice, olive oil, and lemon pepper. Shake to coat, and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat a grill for high heat.
  3. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place the Vidalia onions and mushrooms on the grill, and cook until lightly charred on both sides; set aside. Place chicken onto the grill, and discard marinade. Cook for 15 minutes, turning once, or until juices run clear. Remove from heat, cool, and chop.
  4. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix the onions, mushrooms, chicken, and mayonnaise. Season with hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 426 calories; 35.6 g fat; 9.3 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein; 59 mg cholesterol; 405 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was pretty good if you don't mind something a little different. This won't take the place of traditional chicken salad in our house. I really debated between the 3 or 4 stars, but in the ...

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Maybe I didn't grill the onions enough because the onions were overpowering in this. It was still good, and I will re-make, but with half the onion. Also, the recipe doesn't mention anything a...

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This was pretty good if you don't mind something a little different. This won't take the place of traditional chicken salad in our house. I really debated between the 3 or 4 stars, but in the ...

AWESOME!!! added lots of hot sauce it was delicious!! Ate it with some avacado slices. Wonderful!!

Easy to fix and wonderful to eat. I added apples and grapes to the mix. You will enjoy it

I DID NOT GRILL MY CHICKEN. I USED LEFTOVER CHICKEN..ADDED A SPLASH OF LEMON JUICE, A BIT OF FAT FREE ITALIAN DRESSING. I USED MY GEORGE FOREMAN TO GRILL THE MUSHROOMS AND ONIONS. OVERALL I THIN...

Very good, I wanted to try this recipe so bad I grilled out in 5 degree weather. It was worth it. Thank you, Tracie

mmm, good, I threw in some blueberries and goat cheese for a special little kick.

My Husband and I do not grill in the winter. We only had three chicken breasts. The chicken cooked nicely in a cast iron skillet and then we set it aside to brown the vegetables (in the skillet)...

I had to cook this indoors under the broiler. It is wonderful.

The whole family loved it! Easy to make and yummy!