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Chicken Pecan Salad Recipe

Chicken Pecan Salad Recipe

In our house, this light and tasty salad is a real summer favorite! I usually serve it with sliced tomatoes and bread and butter. It can also be used to make wonderful chicken salad sandwiches - perfect in hot weather.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Tomato wedges

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine chicken and celery. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice and salt. Pour dressing over chicken; toss well to coat. Refrigerate. Just before serving, toss with bacon and pecans. Serve on lettuce with tomato garnish. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 580 calories, 46 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 128 mg cholesterol, 566 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.