Chicken Salad from Scratch

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Total Time
3hrs 30mins
30 mins
3 hrs

An old recipe culled from several cookbooks and years of experience with ladies'luncheons.The original recipe served fifty. This is more like 6-8.

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  1. Remove skin and bones from chicken and dice;place in large bowl.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve jello in boiling broth and seasonings and cool.
  3. Combine mayo and cream with whisk or electric beater and fold into cooled jello.
  4. Mix any or all of the optional ingredients into the large bowl of chicken and add to jello mixture.
  5. Pour into a 13'X7"X2" glass cooking pan, or into your own mold as desired.
  6. Garnish with green olives and strips of pimento or parsley and serve on lettuce bed with dollup of mayonnaise and paprika.