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    Lemon Tarragon Chicken Salad

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    25 mins

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    MamaJ's Note:

    This is my favorite chicken salad. It is quick to prepare and although it contains mayonnaise it has a light, refreshing flavor. I am always asked for the recipe when I serve it. Enjoy!

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    1. 1
      Bring a large pan of water to boil.
    2. 2
      Add breasts, reduce heat to med/low, cover and simmer until chicken is just cooked through (about 12 minutes).
    3. 3
    4. 4
      Mix celery, mayonnaise, onion, tarragon (start with 1 T. and increase as taste dictates), lemon juice, and zest.
    5. 5
      Cut chicken into 1/2 inch cubes and add to mayonnaise mixture.
    6. 6
      Season with salt and pepper.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 24, 2008


      So yummy and refreshing! I had fresh tarragon that I had to use up so I thought I'd try this. Definitely a repeater!

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    • on November 26, 2007


      Enjoyed the fresh lemon juice/zest. I only had dried tarragon on hand but I am sure it would be even that much tastier with the fresh. Thanks Mama! Roxygirl

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    • on September 17, 2007


      lovely recipe, thank you! i used japanese mayo as that's what we have, and i used less than a quarter cup (making for 2), 30grams. i also added a bit of pumpkin seeds and pine nuts which went really well with the whole thing. served over salad leaves, it was dellicious!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Tarragon Chicken Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (180 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 283.0
    Calories from Fat 105
    Total Fat 11.7 g
    Saturated Fat 1.9 g
    Cholesterol 89.9 mg
    Sodium 317.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    Sugars 2.8 g
    Protein 33.5 g

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