How to Prepare Tasty Chicken Salad

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Chicken Salad Everyone likes chicken salad different ways: ground up and fine, large and chunky, chock full of onions, nuts, and any number of other ingredients. Because of the innumerable combinations of chicken salad, I won't even consider claiming that this recipe is "the best" or "the greatest." Chicken Salad is way too subjective for that. An all-girls slumber party warrants Ree's Summer Chicken Salad for dinner. You can cook Chicken Salad using 21 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Chicken Salad

  1. You need 2 tbsp of lemon juice.
  2. It's 1 tsp of thyme.
  3. It's 1 tbsp of terragon.
  4. Prepare 1 of whole chicken.
  5. It's 2 tbsp of paprika.
  6. Prepare 1 tbsp of chili powder.
  7. It's 1 tbsp of thyme.
  8. You need 1 tbsp of rosemary.
  9. Prepare 1 tbsp of terragon.
  10. Prepare 1 tbsp of garlic powder.
  11. You need 1 tbsp of onion powder.
  12. Prepare 1 tbsp of cayenne powder.
  13. You need of salt.
  14. Prepare of pepper.
  15. You need 1/4 cup of mayonanaise.
  16. Prepare 1 tbsp of dijon mustard.
  17. It's of Juice from 2 lemons (about 1/4 cup).
  18. Prepare 1 of red onion, diced.
  19. Prepare 3 stalks of celery, finely diced.
  20. It's 2 cloves of garlic, crushed.
  21. You need 4 slices of prociutto, fried and chopped.

Add fried chicken to this sandwich for a hearty, light lunch. With its delicious mix of crunchy peanuts, tangy dried cranberries and mandarin oranges, this colorful Asian chicken salad is a definite crowd-pleaser. Water chestnuts and a teriyaki dressing give this main dish its Asian flare. —Carolee Ewell, Santaquin, Utah. With chicken salad, the simplest recipes are the best.

Chicken Salad step by step

  1. Remove the spine from the chicken in order to spatchcock it. You should be able to start at the neck and cut backwards towards the thighs. There shouldnt be much resistance, so if you do feel like you're working too hard work you knife away from the spine. Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  2. Mix paprika, chili powder, thyme, terragon, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne, rosemary, salt and pepper..
  3. Put the bird in a baking dish and push down on the rib cage so it lays flat. Rub the spice mix you just made all over the chicken. Cook for about 1.5 hrs or until the thickest portion of the breast registers 160F..
  4. While the chicken is cooking you can prepare the rest of the salad. Gather celery, onion, prosciutto, garlic, mayo, mustard, and lemon juice in a large bowl. When the chicken is done let it rest for about 15 minutes. then strip the chicken down getting all the meat you can for the carcass. Shred the meat and add to the bowl. PS. Don't throw out that carcass, you can freeze the bones and combine with other chicken bones and scraps later for chicken broth..
  5. Blend all the ingredients until you get some kind of uniformity. Congrats, you've just made a ton of chicken salad. Serve on a bun with lettuce and tomatoe (bacon too if you want)..

Don't use FF mayo, use light if you absolutely must. Hellman's or Duke's mayo yields the best results. I love Miracle Whip but not in chicken salad. Chicken salad is so popular that even vegetarians get a craving for it at times. This curried "chicken" salad sandwich is great for meatless Mondays, too.