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Flock of Geese Chicken Salad Recipe

Flock of Geese Chicken Salad Recipe

Named for a time-honored quilt pattern, this salad flies high with a combination of chicken, red grapes, crisp celery and crunchy cashews. Its pleasant, creamy dressing is delicious and simple to make. —Grace Yaskovic, Branchville, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings


  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds), cooked and cubed
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
  • 2 cups salted cashews halves
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon or white wine vinegar
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients; set aside. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream and vinegar; mix well. Pour over chicken mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 395 calories, 28 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 298 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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