Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

I won grand prize in the Cook's Country Magazine, Best Chicken Salad contest with this delish chicken salad You may sub tuna for the chicken for a great tuna salad; Recipe ##224964.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together except the chicken.
  2. Gently fold the chicken into the mayonnaise mixture until well combined.
  3. Transfer to your serving bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate, to allow flavors to meld.
Most Helpful

I love jalapeno anything and BEWARE, it starts like this: An innocent recreational jalapeno indulgence. Then one develops a tolerance; then comes the addiction. Are you frowning? I can't tell.

gailanng April 22, 2015

What a refreshing change! I'll definitely be making this often. I used left over rotisserie chicken, but changed up the ratios to give the salad extra zing. I used only one cup chicken, and used 1/4 cup sour cream and 1/4 cup mayo. More than enough heat for me that way! Can't wait to test it out with tuna.

AlaskanAmateur July 30, 2008

This was a great salad that even my kids liked, which almost never happens! I think we could have put more jalapenos and cilantro in for our taste, but for most people this would probably be about right--just a little hint of zing. We served it on croissants, yum!

Chef SuzyQ July 24, 2008