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Chicken Salad on Cantaloupe Rings Recipe

Chicken Salad on Cantaloupe Rings Recipe

A light chicken salad on a cantaloupe ring is a fun and flavorful way to perk up a summer luncheon, assures Sharon Bickett of Chester, South Carolina.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cantaloupe rings
  • Toasted sliced almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, grapes and parsley. Combine the next seven ingredients; mix well. Pour over chicken mixture and toss. Chill for at least 1 hour. To serve, place 1 cup of chicken salad on each cantaloupe ring; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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