Crunchy Chicken Salad

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by cookiedog

This salad is unique because it includes peanut brittle. It is the $200 winner in the Crunchy Kitchen Favorites Category January 2007 BHG. Cook time is refrigeration.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

What a novel idea & what a conversation piece! I'd previously made some Pistachio Brittle from another ZAAR recipe, so had some of that to substitute for the peanut brittle, but I DID include the salted mixed nuts! A great taste combination, & I'll certainly be keeping this recipe! Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups coarsely shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 -3 stalks celery, coarsely chopped
  • 13 cup finely chopped onion
  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 cup salted mixed nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 34 cup broken peanut brittle


  1. In a large bowl stir together chicken, celery, onion, mayonnaise, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
  3. Stir in nuts and peanut brittle just before serving. Salad can be refrigerated up to 2 hours after adding the nuts. Serve with flatbread.

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