Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Easy Chicken Salad

I'm not a cook by any stretch of the imagination, but I have come across a few recipes over the years that I bet you will like. I plan on sharing just a few along the way. Here is the first one, my favorite chicken salad recipe that a friend gave me years ago. 
Chicken Salad with Wheat Thins

2 1/2 cups cooked, chopped chicken
1 cup finely chopped celery
1 cup sliced green onions
1 cup lightly toasted almonds 
1 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 - 2 cups of mayonnaise

Mix the first 3 ingredients in a large bowl (this makes a lot). To toast the almonds, preheat the oven to 300. Spread the sliced almonds on a cookie sheet. Cook for only a few minutes. Watch them carefully. They burn quickly. Take them out as soon as you notice any browning. When they cool a bit, add them to the mix.

Next, add the basil, thyme, and garlic powder. Mix well. Finally, add the mayonnaise to taste. I use Blue Plate. I made this yesterday at our house. I think I'll go have a bite now!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy!


  1. Chicken salad is one of my favorites! Can't wait to try this one! Thanks, Kathryn.

  2. One of my favorites! Y'all won't regret trying this recipe!


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