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Delightful Chicken Salad

 Delightful Chicken Salad
You can serve this delightful chicken salad on bread, buns or wrapped in a tortilla. "My husband likes it on crackers as a snack or on a bed of iceberg lettuce," says Jacklyn Salgado from Omaha, Nebraska.
2 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half (6 ounces)
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash pepper
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • Assorted crackers, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the chicken, onion, celery, bouillon,
  • garlic and pepper; add water to cover by 1 in. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until a meat
  • thermometer reads 170°. Drain, reserving the onion, celery and
  • garlic. Shred chicken and place in a bowl; add reserved onion
  • mixture.
  • In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, cilantro, onion, salt and
  • pepper. Spoon over chicken mixture; gently stir to coat. Cover and
  • refrigerate until chilled. Serve with crackers if desired. Yield: 2
  • servings.

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Delightful Chicken Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium bouillon and fat-free mayonnaise; calculated without crackers) equals 170 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 1,137 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.