Creamy Chicken Crunch Recipe
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Creamy Chicken Crunch Recipe

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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh pea pods, halved
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (3 ounces) crispy chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup salted peanuts

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 475 calories, 39g fat (6g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 407mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Stir together mayonnaise, lemon juice, soy sauce and ginger; pour over chicken mixture. Toss lightly to coat; cover and chill until ready to serve. Fold in chow mein noodles and peanuts just before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Chicken Crunch in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p13

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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