Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe Rings Recipe
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Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe Rings Recipe

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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
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup green grapes
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 cantaloupe rings
  • Toasted sliced almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 444 calories, 29g fat (5g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 577mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the chicken, celery, grapes and parsley. In another bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, salt, sugar and pepper. Pour over chicken mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Chill for at least 1 hour. To serve, place 1 cup of chicken salad on each cantaloupe ring; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Salad on Cantaloupe Rings in Cooking for 2 Newsletter 2009, p6/09

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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daisyshae99 User ID: 1005356 174551
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

"I absolutely love this chicken salad! I don't usually serve it on cantaloupe, most of the time it's made into sandwiches at our house. I also usually nix the parsley. The almonds are what makes it so unique and so tasty! It's even great made with reduced fat mayo."

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