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Luncheon Chicken Salad Recipe

Luncheon Chicken Salad Recipe

This refreshing medley of fruit and chicken is just right for a special spring brunch or luncheon. "The colorful combo is a great change of pace from the usual salad," writes Angie Dierikx of Andalusia, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 7-1/2 teaspoons brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, gently combine the chicken, pineapple, oranges, celery, onions and green pepper. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 358 calories, 19g fat (3g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 262mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein

Reviews for Luncheon Chicken Salad

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MY REVIEW
andbldg
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

"I quadrupled this recipe and made it for my dad's 90th birthday party lunch celebration. It was easy to make ahead and assemble at serving time. Compliments abounded!"

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lisalc98
Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"I followed the recipe exactly except I added a chopped apple to it. Great served on lettuce, even my toddler ate it!"

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warnockgurliez
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2011

"I have made this salad many times. It is one of my families favorites!"

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kscheich
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2010

"What is the correct amount of mustard?"

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sheila ropp
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2008

"Re: I buy rotissarie chicken whole, bone the meat and save the meat for chicken salad recipes. Saves a lot of time.

Sheila-OK"

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sheila ropp
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2008

"Re: leave out the fruit and it's great on a sandwhich.

Sheila-LK"

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joygal522
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2008

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naskarwoman
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2008

"I was wondering the same thing!

pam-tx"

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Margielou_wa
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2008

"7 and 1/2 teaspoons of mustard sounds like a lot to me.  Is that accurate?"

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vbriscoe
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2008

"Not my recipe - but yes you would need to drain the pineapple also. Any time you are adding canned fruit of any kind, always drain unless you are specifically told not to do so."

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dareruth
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2008

"[quote user="joygal522"] do we need to drain the pineapple also?

[/quote][quote user="joygal522"] do we need to drain the pineapple also?
[/quote][quote user="joygal522"] do we need to drain the pineapple also?
[/quote][quote user="joygal522"] do we need to drain the pineapple also?"

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Judy Frerichs
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2008

"did we ever find out if we needed to drain the pineapple"

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djb1240
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2008

"Wow. Sounds delicious as well as healthy. When do we eat?"

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joygal522
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2008

"do we need to drain the pineapple also?"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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