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Party Chicken Spread Recipe

Party Chicken Spread Recipe

"Every time I take this eye-catching log to a party, it's gone in no time," relates Charlene Barrows of Reedley, California. This mild spread smooth easily onto any kind of cracker.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Diced pimientos and additional sliced green onions
  • Assorted crackers or snack rye bread

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the first seven ingredients until blended. Stir in the chicken, eggs and green onions.
  • 2. Shape into an 8-in. x 2-in. log. Garnish with pimientos and onions. Cover and chill. Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers or bread. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup of spread (prepared with reduced-fat cream cheese and fat-free mayonnaise) equals 100 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat.