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Easy Almond Chicken Salad Recipe

Easy Almond Chicken Salad Recipe

Pineapple and almonds give this chicken salad its tropical taste. Every forkful is loaded with chicken, making this a hearty luncheon entree. —Russell Moffett, Irvine, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1 tablespoon juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use). In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, chicken, eggs, celery and almonds. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir in reserved pineapple juice. Pour over chicken mixture; mix well. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 421 calories, 28 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 183 mg cholesterol, 188 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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