Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Can be eating this in 30 minutes. Perfect served with peas and corn or a salad. You could even add the peas and corn to the dish. We used a store brought allready rotisserie chicken

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 3 sticks celery, sliced
  • 34 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 12 cups mayonnaise (light works here to)
  • 12 cup cream (just realised that I forgot this and it was still fantastic)
  • 1 small onion, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 50 g potato chips, crushed


  1. Combine chicken, celery, almonds, mayonnaise, cream, onion and juice in a large bowl; spoon into shallow heatproof dish.
  2. Sprinkle with combined cheese and chips.
  3. Bake in moderate oven about 20 minutes or until browned and crisp (watch carefully as mine only took 15).


Most Helpful

I made this tonight with some adaptations. We don't care for raw(ish) onion and celery in dishes like this - so I opted to lightly saute them in a pan with butter, and then additionally added broth to cook a little longer from the chicken I had boiled. I doubled up on the recipe so I used the entire chicken I had cooked the previous day. (I have a large family of boys.) My husband doesn't like chips in recipes so we omitted that - and for the cheese I used a combo of colby-jack.

AzureLynn April 25, 2012

I substituted sour cream for the cream and added cooked rice- about 2 cups. Although it was very good, I think I will cut down on the onion next time. It was very strong. I also think I will try walnuts or pecans in place of the almonds. Overall, this is really good and I will definitely make it again. Thanks for a great idea!

Tami B. October 23, 2009

I also left out the cream and next time would either add cooked rice, as someone else mentioned, or use less mayonnaise, as it was a bit too rich. Very tasty and extremely quick and easy!!

mjoa December 17, 2007

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