3 Way Chicken Salad

3 Way Chicken Salad

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3 Way Chicken Salad
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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 32 minutes

Category: Chicken, Salads

Cuisine: American

Servings: 6

3 Way Chicken Salad


    3 Way Chicken Salad
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 small bay leaves
  • 6 whole peppercorns
  • 2/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Place chicken breasts smooth side down on a cutting board, cut tenders from breast halves and save for another use. Place a sheet of wax paper over chicken pieces and pound to an even thickness.

Bring 8 cups water, bay leaves and peppercorns to a simmer in a pan. Add chicken and cook for 12 minutes keeping temperature moderate. Remove chicken when thermometer inserted registers 160° or until done. Refrigerate until cold.

Cut chicken into cubes, stir together with mayonnaise, salt and pepper, and then with one of the flavor combinations below---

Curried Chicken Salad---Stir in 1/2 cup chopped golden raisins, 1/4 cup slivered almonds, 1 1/2 teaspoon curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon sugar.

Waldorf Salad---Stir in 1 Gala apple, cored and cubed, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 2 teaspoons cider vinegar and 1 teaspoon sugar.

Classic Chicken Salad---Add 2 ribs celery, trimmed and chopped, 3 tablespoons chopped dill and 2 tablespoons mustard.

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Also Note: Nutritional information below is only for the base chicken salad before adding any flavor combinations.

Nutrition Facts

3 Way Chicken Salad

Serves 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 223.38 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.55 g 17.8%
Saturated Fat 1.83 g 9.2%
Trans Fat 0.01 g
Cholesterol 82.78 mg 27.6%
Sodium 325.0 mg 13.5%
Total Carbohydrate 2.18 g 0.7%
Dietary Fiber 0.18 g 0.7%
Sugars 1.08 g
Protein 25.81 g
Vitamin A 0.95 % Vitamin C 0.08 %
Calcium 0.94 % Iron 2.99 %

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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