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The Best Chicken Salad Recipe – Crunchy Chicken Salad

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Cool and tasty with a delicious crunch – this chicken salad recipe just might be the best chicken salad recipe you’ll ever make! Time to give it a try!

Crunchy Chicken Salad

I got this recipe from a friend YEARS ago and it is so delicious, I had to share it with you! Not only does it taste AMAZING, it also comes together really easily – which is always a bonus, right? Give it a try and see if you like it as much as my family does!

The Best Chicken Salad Recipe

crunchy chicken salad
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The Best Chicken Salad Recipe

Cool and tasty with a delicious crunch - this chicken salad recipe just might be the best chicken salad recipe you'll ever make! Time to give it a try!
Course dinner, lunch, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 2 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 Cup
Calories 190 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 breasts coarsely shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 to 3 stalks celery coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup salted mixed nuts coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup broken peanut brittle- don't knock it til you try it!
  • Flatbread sandwich bread, wrap etc, Ā (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl stir together chicken, celery, onion, mayonnaise, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours to get all the flavors well combined.
  3. Stir in nuts and peanut brittle just before serving.
  4. Salad can be refrigerated up to 2 hours after adding the nuts. Serve with flatbread.

Recipe Notes

Makes 4 (1 cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts
The Best Chicken Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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