QUICK AND EASY CHICKEN SALAD

I thought I would post about a salad I make fairly often, especially in the summer.

I rely on those little pre roasted chickens that you can get in the grocery stores. The kind that sit under a heater cause they are already cooked.  My family make fun of me for always calling them “little chickens”, but they are little! ha ha.  They are my “go to” for sandwiches, salads, quick dinners for those nights when I have no inspiration what so ever. (it happens 🙂 )

Here is a quick recipe for Chicken salad that I love making for lunch and sometimes supper.

Chicken, shredded or cut into small cubes

1 apple (I use Gala apples)

2 stocks of celery chopped

1/4 cup of shredded carrots

1/4 cup of dried cranberries and or sultana raisins

If I have grapes I’ll cut those in half and use some of those as well.

Mix all of these ingredients together with enough mayonnaise to moisten. I don’t like it too gloppy. (not sure if that’s a word)

All of these are general amounts. It depends on how many people you are cooking for.

As a garnish I will use some sliced avocado and then spiced pecans.  Yum, my mouth is watering!!!

I use a little bit of butter and some Bay seasoning and sauté the pecans over medium low heat, watching that they don’t burn. Keep stirring them.

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As you can see in the picture I put the salad on a bed of romaine. This was my husbands portion 🙂

It’s a quick and easy meal and very filling.  Play with it and make it your own.

Enjoy and remember…

Live life fully ❤