Monday, January 17, 2011

Fish Recipes / Basic Chicken Salad with Variations


  • Tilapia Recipes   11 delicious ways to enjoy tilapia.

  • Salmon

    By Marilyn Moll - The Urban Homemaker - - Used by permission
    Sensational Summer Salads
    ebook is available for purchase at $6.97.     

    4-6 servings

    3 cups cooked or canned chicken, cubed
    1/2 cup celery, sliced
    OR cook boneless breasts in pressure cooker, cool, and cube
    1/2 cup onion, chopped
    1/2 cup mayonnaise 
    3 tbsp. parsley, chopped
    1/2 cup plain yogurt or sour cream
    salt and pepper to taste

    Toss chicken with mayonnaise, yogurt, celery, onion, parsley, and salt and pepper until all ingredients are blended well. Serve over torn lettuce or cut up tomatoes.

    Company Chicken Salad
    To the basic chicken salad recipe add:
    1-2 tsp. curry powder
    1/2 cup ripe olives, chopped or sliced
    toasted pecan halves or pine nuts.

    California Chicken Salad
    To the basic Chicken Salad recipe add:             
    Garnish with:
    1 tsp. fresh chopped tarragon (1/4 tsp. dried)    
    1 avocado, peeled and thinly sliced or diced
    1/4 cup slivered almonds                                       
    alfalfa sprouts

    Southwestern Chicken Salad
    To the Basic Chicken Salad add:
    1/2 cup diced green pepper
    1/2 - 1 tsp. chili powder to taste

    Hawaiian Chicken Salad
    To the Basic Chicken Salad add:
    1/4 to 1/2 cup diced pineapple or crushed pineapple, drained

    Oriental Chicken Salad
    To the Basic Chicken Salad add: 
    1 small can of mandarin oranges, drained          
    1-3 tsp. soy sauce
    1/2 cup bean sprouts                                               
    3-4 water chestnuts, sliced
    Garnish with Chow Mein noodles