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Creamy Chicken Crunch

 Creamy Chicken Crunch
Whenever I take this salad to church functions and family picnics, I always come home with any empty bowl. And as any cook knows, that's a sure sign of success!
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 475 calories, 39 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 407 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.