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Hawaiian Chicken Salad

My mom signed me up for cooking classes when I was in seventh grade. I've been hooked ever since! I only used fresh ingredients in this salad, which combines a number of tropical flavors.—Bob Wedemeyer, Lynnwood, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup salted cashews
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons apple juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Combine the dressing ingredients; pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until ready to serve.

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  • eabarr
    May 13, 2016

    Absolute favourite recipe. So refreshing for summer.