Kentucky Chicken Salad

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chicken breasts in dutch oven with cover.
  • Add water to cover chicken breasts by 1 inch.
  • Add quartered onion, carrot and celery trimmings.
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 1 hr and 30 minutes until very tender (falling off the bone).
  • While chicken is simmering toast nuts in 350 degree oven until light brown (about 10 minutes).
  • Remove chicken from pot and let cool in large bowl.
  • Remove meat from bones discarding skin and bones.
  • Chop chicken in 1/2 inch dice and place in large bowl.
  • Add toasted almonds and chopped celery to chicken and mix.
  • In small bowl mix mayonnaise, salt, lemon juice and curry powder.
  • Pour over chicken mixture and mix completely. If mixture seems dry add mayonnaise 1 tablespoon at a time.
  • Check for seasoning and add salt to taste if needed.
  • Keep refrigerated.
  • Note: Strain the cooking broth, cool in refrigerator and then remove the layer of fat. With the addition of seasonings and your favorite ingredients this makes a tasty chicken soup. (broth can be frozen).
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