Kittencal's Chicken Salad

READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    large chicken breasts, cooked and finely chopped (or use 4 small breasts preferably poached)
  • 1
    stalk celery, finely diced
  • 2
    green onions, chopped
  • 34 - 1
    cup dried cranberries (you may chop in half or leave whole) or 3/4-1 cup raisins (you may chop in half or leave whole)
  • 12
    cup red seedless grapes, halved (measure 1/2 cup halved or use 1 small apple, chopped)
  • 12
    teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • Dressing
  • 34
    cup salad dressing (use Miracle Whip salad dressing)
  • 2
    tablespoons coleslaw dressing (Kraft coleslaw dressing works well)
  • 1
    teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 12
    teaspoon paprika (can use up to 3/4 teaspoon)
  • 14 - 12
    teaspoon garlic powder
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl toss together chicken with celery, onions and cranberries.
  • In another bowl mix all dressing ingredients until well blended; add to the chicken mixture and toss to combine.
  • Cover and chill for a minumum of 4-24 hours.
  • Just before serving mix in grape halves then season with black pepper.
  • POACHING CHICKEN-------.
  • Place the chicken breasts in a saucepan.
  • Cover with water and 1/2 teaspoon salt (and 1 bay leaf optional) bring to a simmer.
  • Lightly simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let sit in the water for about 10 minutes.
  • Cool and chop.
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