Chicken Salad for Sandwiches
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Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 4
 
Simple chicken salad is elevated to new heights by the addition of almonds and grapes. Cool and refreshing. This recipe is a keeper. Cook's Note: You can substitute canned chicken breast which has been drained for the cooked chicken. Total Cost of Recipe: $2.80 or $0.70 per serving.
Ingredients
  • ¾ pound of chilled, cooked chicken chopped into bite sized pieces (about 1 cup) ($1.50)
  • 1 rib of celery diced. (makes approximately ½ cup diced celery) ($0.10)
  • 1 cup of whole red grapes, quartered (makes between ½ and ¾ cup) ($0.45)
  • ¼ cup slivered (or sliced) almonds (I intended to use slivered almonds, but I only had sliced) ($0.50)
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise (or more to taste) ($0.25)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste (optional)
Instructions
  1. Combine chicken, celery, quartered red grapes, and almonds in a 4 cup bowl.
  2. Add mayonnaise, and stir to combine.
  3. Allow to chill for 30 minutes to one hour before serving to allow the flavors to combine.
  4. Serve.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at http://www.pattycakespantry.com/salad/chicken-salad-for-sandwiches/