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Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe Rings

A light chicken salad on a cantaloupe ring is a fun and flavorful way to perk up a summer luncheon, assures Sharon Bickett of Chester, South Carolina.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup green grapes
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 cantaloupe rings
  • Toasted sliced almonds

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the chicken, celery, grapes and parsley. In another bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, salt, sugar and pepper. Pour over chicken mixture and toss to coat.
  • Chill for at least 1 hour. To serve, place 1 cup of chicken salad on each cantaloupe ring; sprinkle with almonds.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 444 calories, 29g fat (5g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 577mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.

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  • daisyshae99
    Apr 16, 2010

    I absolutely love this chicken salad! I don't usually serve it on cantaloupe, most of the time it's made into sandwiches at our house. I also usually nix the parsley. The almonds are what makes it so unique and so tasty! It's even great made with reduced fat mayo.