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I'd love a good recipe for chicken salad. I love chicken salad sandwiches, and I find that it's pretty expensive to buy pre-made chicken salad at the deli. I don't mind buying it sometimes, but I'd really love to be able to make it myself.
I have an idea for you... as opposed to a straight up "recipe"...
I don't like chicken salad because I HATE mayo... I've seen a ton of recipes on pinterest (of course, right?) that are substituting avocado for mayo.
SO... could you try using cubed/sliced chicken mixed with some avocado, a little low-fat mayo, lime juice, cilantro, and maybe red onion? A little tex-mex chicken salad? And put it in pita instead of on bread? Or use a tortilla?
I don't know, I'm just spouting ideas. Of course, I think it sounds delish and I might even make up a batch this weekend!
Let me know if you want something more traditional, and I'll find you something!
I sometimes buy one of those whole rotisserie chickens from the grocery store and shred off some of the cooked chicken into a bowl and add mayo and macadamia nuts but you can add whatever you like. It is a way to make super easy chicken salad.
I know my mom has made this one before as well but it takes more time than I typically like to spend on lunch:
Thanks, Elle! I think I will give that a try. I think I want to add celery to mine and maybe some dried cranberries. I used to order chicken salad from a restaurant across from the courthouse where I used to work and they added dried cranberries. It was unexpected, but very good!