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Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe Rings

 Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe Rings
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.
2 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour. To serve, place 1 cup of chicken salad on
  • each cantaloupe ring; sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 444 calories, 29 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 577 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.