Chicken Salad – This recipe is super easy when you purchase a rotisserie chicken from your local supermarket. The meat is super moist and flavorful. This salad makes a quick and easy lunch today.
Best Chicken Salad – SIS (simple is smart) secret revealed. Drum Roll, Please! The secret is don’t roast or cook the chicken breast. Purchase a rotisserie chicken and use the meat for the chicken salad. I know, I gave it away in the prior paragraph. However, the chicken salad made with a rotisserie chicken is so good that I don’t mind telling you twice.
Now, full disclosure. The recipe is from my daughter. From time to time, we get a group of girlfriends together for an afternoon of tea, scones, and finger sandwiches. This chicken salad sandwich is now a must include on the sandwich menu.
What goes into the Best Chicken Salad?
The rotisserie chicken (of course), celery, mayo, a little dijon mustard and parsley. A SIS (simple is smart)salad. It is so easy and also delicious.
Easy Steps for the Best Chicken Salad:
- Remove the meat from the chicken bones. Chop it into small pieces.
- Chop the celery to your desired size and add it to the chicken meat. Farmer Fred likes his celery chopped into itsy bitsy pieces.
- Add the mayo, Dijon, and parsley.
- Mix all together, cover, and let the flavors all blend for at least 30 minutes.
- Serve as a salad, Stuff it into a Pita Bread or eat it in a sandwich.
However you eat it, you will wish you had made more. It is that good.
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- 1 purchased rotisserie chicken
- 1 cup finely diced celery
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 2 tsp dijon mustard
- 2 tbsp chopped Italian parsley
- Pick the meat off from the bones of the rotisserie chicken and cut into small pieces.
- add the chopped celery, mayo, mustard, and parsley. Mix all together. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- This salad is best if it is refrigerated for several hours before serving.