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Baked Nectarine Chicken Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

Folks love the crunchy chow mein noodles on top. I love that I can make it a day in advance and refrigerate until it's time to serve. Serve with hot bread or rolls. —Faye Robinson, Pensacola, Florida
Baked Nectarine Chicken Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 8 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 4 medium nectarines, coarsely chopped
  • 8 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cans (3 ounces each) crispy chow mein noodles

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, mix the first 5 ingredients. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, nectarines and onions. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss gently to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with noodles. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 20-25 minutes.
    To Make Ahead: This can be made a day in advance. Before adding noodles, cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Sprinkle with noodles. Bake as directed.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 539 calories, 37g fat (7g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 911mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein.

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