Deluxe Chicken or Turkey Salad (julia Child)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by WaterMelon

Taken from Julia Child's The Way to Cook. I think it would be delicious as a sandwich filling too.

Top Review by SarahLynn

A cafe across the street from my work serves this on a cranberry ciabatta roll, now I know how to make it at home! I add a few extra walnuts and chop up some dried cranberries as well. Delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season the chicken or turkey in a large mixing bowl with the salt, pepper, and oil.
  2. Add lemon juice, herbs, celery, onions, romaine and optional walnuts- mix well.
  3. Taste and add more salt/pepper/lemon juice if required.
  4. Let mixture marinate for at least 10 minutes, tossing several times.
  5. Drain any accumulated liquid out of the salad, then fold in just enough mayonnaise to coat the ingredients.
  6. Garnish before serving, if desired.
  7. Note: Salad may be prepared a day in advance; cover and refrigerate.

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