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Chicken Salad & Homemade French Dressing Recipe

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Kathy Voigt
Added: Monday, September 29, 2008


3 lb. Chicken Breasts, cooked, skinned & boned
1- 49oz. can Chicken Broth (optional- to boil
chicken in)
1 c. Celery, finely chopped
1/2 c. Water Chestnuts, rinsed, drained, & finely
1/2 c. Red Pepper, finely chopped
1/2 c. Yellow Pepper, finely chopped
1/2 c. Red Onion, finely chopped
3 c. Mayonnaise
1/2 - 1 tsp. Ground Red Pepper
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. White Pepper
Homemade French Dressing to taste

Homemade French Dressing:
2/3 c. Oil
1 1/2 Fresh Lemons, juiced
1 Garlic Clove, finely chopped
1 T. Sugar
1 c. Water
lots of Paprika

Cook Chicken (in chick broth), cool, and cut up.
Mix together vegetables and stir in chicken.
Mix in: Mayonnaise, Red Pepper, Salt, & Pepper.
Add Homemade French Dressing to taste.
Chill at least 4 hrs before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-1 cup
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A Luncheon Favorite




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