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Frosted Chicken Salad Recipe

Frosted Chicken Salad Recipe

This recipe is one of my favorites! It's so simple—I can make it the night before, throw on the topping at the last minute and take it to a picnic or family gathering. —Joyce Carpenter, Darlington, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • SALAD:
  • 2 cups diced unpeeled red apples
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/2 cup sliced seedless green grapes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup salad dressing
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced apples and grapes for garnish

Directions

  • 1. Line 1-1/2-qt. bowl with plastic wrap. Combine all salad ingredients and gently press into the bowl. Cover; chill several hours.
  • 2. Carefully unmold onto a plate lined with a bed of lettuce leaves. Combine the cream cheese and salad dressing; frost salad. Garnish with apples and grapes. Chill for several hours. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 532 calories, 39 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 570 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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