Recipe by ~Bliss~
Thalhimers was a department store in downtown Richmond that no longer exists. We do there for lunch, get the chicken salad plate, which had cold asparagus spears and cantaloupe. Wonderful!!
Top Review by windy_moon
I can't believe this recipe has been on the site for 2 1/2 years with no review. This chicken salad is MOST excellent...I think the ingredients are deceptively simple. Who knew? Anyway, we are huge chicken salad fans. I started with my normal poached chicken, and followed the recipe to a T, including a fresh squeezed lemon. I was a little nervous with the celery/chicken ratio being so high, but darn it, this was wonderful. The lemon flavor was strong and refreshing, the celery crunchy, the texture great. It may not be the "ultimate" chicken salad, but if it's not, it's a runner up. Thanks for sharing.
- 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
- 2 cups finely chopped celery
- 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- 1⁄2 cup hellman mayonnaise (NO substitute)
- 1⁄2 teaspoon white pepper
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt