Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 20 mins

Original recipe using a crock and raisins. I have updated. Original recipe at least 100 years old. A whole chicken was boiled. Now I use chicken breasts. Serve a large number.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place craisins in a small bowl with hot water. Set aside.
  2. In large non-metal serving bowl, add chopped.
  3. cabbage, turnip and carrots. Add onions if desired. Add salt and stir.
  4. Drain craisins.
  5. In medium saucepan heat vinegar, sugar, margarine, cilantro, mustard, cloves, and allspice and craisins.
  6. Note: you may use brown sugar or Splenda brown sugar blend if desired.
  7. Add chopped chicken and stir into cabbage mixture.
  8. Pour hot vinegar mixture over salad and toss to mix well.
  9. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.
  10. Before serving, toss and drain.
  11. The turnip is sweet and crunchy in this salad.
  12. Chill time is include in prep time.

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