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Spicy Barbecue Chicken Salad

 Spicy Barbecue Chicken Salad
I came up with this one-of-a-kind salad as a way to use left-over barbecued chicken. People who try it have a hard time figuring out what makes it so deliciously different!
4-6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 3 cups cubed cooked or barbecued chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Lettuce leaves or hard rolls, optional


  • In a large bowl, toss chicken, celery, onion and relish. Combine
  • mayonnaise, barbecue sauce, mustard and hot pepper sauce until well
  • mixed. Stir in chicken mixture. Cover and chill until ready to
  • serve. Serve on lettuce leaves or rolls if desired. Yield: 4-6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 280 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 21 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.