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Chicken Salad Bake Recipe

Chicken Salad Bake Recipe

Classic chicken salad gets a healthy twist. At about 300 calories, this impressive weeknight wonder may even entice guests to indulge in a second helping guilt-free. —Darla Germaux, Saxton, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 small green or sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip Light
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine Miracle Whip Light, garlic powder and pepper; stir into chicken mixture.
  • 2. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes.
  • 3. Toss bread crumbs with butter; sprinkle over chicken mixture. Top with cheese. Bake 7-10 minutes longer or until heated through and top is lightly browned. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 311 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 516mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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acooley1 User ID: 62623 131757
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2012

"This was good, but I will bake it a bit longer next time. The veggies weren't really cooked- I like a little crunch, but the onions, pepper, and celery were practically raw. Other than that, this was tasty and simple to prepare."

dlgschultz User ID: 143503 67891
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

"we loved this recipe"

MrsGriz User ID: 3152461 63079
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"The recipe calls for Miracle Whip not mayo or salad dressing."

sbc1023 User ID: 173496 146684
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2009

""salad dressing" is another name for mayonnaise."

Rachel Baronowski User ID: 1988507 131547
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2009

"What kind of salad dressing?"

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