This delicious and healthy holiday chicken salad is just perfect for a holiday brunch. It is easy to make and takes just 15 minutes to serve at your table. It also works well as a simple and tasty appetizer before a sumptuous meal. This is a hearty recipe that will certainly loved by everybody. With these ingredients below it is enough for around 12 servings. With this salad, everyday is a holiday.
Four cups chicken (cubed, cooked) meat
Mayonnaise – 1 cup
Paprika – 1 teaspoon
Dried cranberries – 1 1/2 cups
Chopped celery – 1 cup
2 chopped green onions
Minced green bell pepper – 1/2 cup
Chopped pecans – 1 cup
1 teaspoon seasoning salt
A pinch of ground black pepper for seasoning
Take a medium salad bowl, mix well paprika with mayonnaise and season it with a pinch of seasoning salt. Mix the vegetables, celery, dried cranberries, onion, bell pepper and nuts with mayonnaise seasoning. Add the chopped and cubed chicken pieces to that mixture and mix all the ingredients well. Finally season the mixture with a pinch of ground black pepper according to your taste. Refrigerate it for an hour to make it chill.
You can serve this chilled chicken salad on lettuce or with a sandwich and get the appreciation from your guests. You can use turkey instead of chicken as well. Dried cranberries lend a beautiful sourness to this salad. You can also use this preparation as a sandwich filling. You can use golden raisins in place of cranberries, or you can add some chopped purple grapes to make it different. The crisp vegetables with chicken give it a great flavor and taste. You can add red peppers and whipped sour cream to make it more tangy.