Chicken Salad Veronique Barefoot Contessa - Ina Garten

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Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

Can add cooked orzo and make a meal.. She suggests good mayo--don't skimp!

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the chicken breasts, skin side up, on a sheet pan and rub them with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Set aside until cool.
  6. When the chicken is cool, remove the meat from the bones and discard the skin and bones.
  7. Cut the chicken into a 3/4-inch dice.
  8. Place the chicken in a bowl; add the mayonnaise, tarragon leaves, celery, grapes, 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper and toss well.